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The Development and Transformation of the Czech Party System After 1989
The Development and Transformation of the Czech Party System After 1989

Author(s): Stanislav Balík, Vít Hloušek
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Univerzita Karlova, Fakulta sociálních věd, Katedra politologie Institutu politologických studií
Keywords: Czech party system; periods; party type; party format; bipolarization; coalitions; 1989-2014

Summary/Abstract: This article aims to reflect on the multiple dimensions of the Czech party system, examine it for breaking points and, at the intersection of these points, periodize the developments in the years 1989–2014. Attention is paid to four different party system variables – party format, party type, extent of bipolarity, and formation of coalitions and coalition relations.

  • Issue Year: 8/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 103-117
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English