19990927 Party Elites

Book review – Party Elites in Divided Societies (Kris DESCHOWER)

A tour des forces study of consociational democracy This is quite a comprehensive comparative study of those countries acclaimed to be practising consociational democracies. The prose is highly academic (in tradition of Routledge), and is not recommended for those without a sound understanding of the consociational model. For this, Lijphart's Democracy in Plural Societies (1977) is … Continue reading Book review – Party Elites in Divided Societies (Kris DESCHOWER)