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Ideology, party factionalism and policy change: An integrated dynamic theory

Budge, I and Ezrow, L and McDonald, MD (2010) 'Ideology, party factionalism and policy change: An integrated dynamic theory.' British Journal of Political Science, 40 (4). 781 - 804. ISSN 0007-1234

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Abstract

Operationalized as a simulation and checked against 1,737 policy shifts in twenty-four post-war democracies, this theory of party position-taking offers both an explanation and specific postdictions of party behaviour, synthesizing some previous approaches and linking up with mandate theories of political representation. These wider implications are considered at the beginning and the end of the article. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2010.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Government, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2013 15:12
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:57
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7550

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