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The new institutional politics : performances and outcomes / Jan-Erik Lane and Svante Ersson
Bib ID 175979
Format BookBook
Author
Lane, Jan-Erik
 
Description London : Routledge, 2000 
xiv, 329 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0415183200 (alkaline paper) (cased) (hardback)
0415183219 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Introduction: Rousseau's problem
  • Theoretical Section. 1. What is an institution? 2. Institutions and interests. 3. Outputs, outcomes and institutions
  • Substantive Analyses Section. Pt. I. Basic state institutions. 4. Federalism: Althusius. 5. The institutionalization of human rights: Locke. Pt. II. The Montesquieu system. 6. Presidential or parliamentary executives: Linz. 7. Impact of legislative institutions. 8. Judicial institutions. Pt. III. The Lijphart system. 9. The Duverger theory: impact of election rules. 10. Westminster versus Consensus democracy - a tenable distinction? 11. Konkordanzdemokratie and corporatism. Pt. IV. The Friedman system. 12. The economic outcomes of market institutions: theory. 13. The economic outcomes of market institutions: empirical tests. 14. Economic institutions and political freedom: Friedman. 15. Conclusion: constitutionalism matters.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Comparative government.  |  Quality of life.
Other authors/contributors Ersson, Svante O

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