Coalition Politics and Federalism

Editors: Albala, Adrian, Reniu, Josep Maria (Eds.)

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  • Analyzes the verticalization of coalition cabinets
  • Presents various case studies regarding countries with federal and hybrid systems of government
  • Examines diverse factors affecting the degree of congruence of political coalitions
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This book analyzes the verticalization of coalition cabinets from the national to the sub-national level. Presenting case studies for countries with federal systems of government, such as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, and India, as well as those focusing on states with hybrid systems of government, such as Italy, the contributors analyze multilevel government formation processes to identify vertical congruence between national and sub-national coalitions. The book also examines various factors affecting the degree of congruence of political coalitions, such as the degree of decentralization, federalization and institutionalization of political systems, as well as cleavage structure. This book will be a valuable resource for all scholars interested in coalition politics, as well as for politicians and practitioners in government and parliament.

About the authors

Adrián Albala, Ph-D in Political Science (Sorbonne University,  Paris 3, France). Assistant professor at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Brasilia (Brazil). His research deals with coalition politics in Presidential Regimes, Latin American Party Systems and Political Representation.

Josep Maria Reniu Ph-D in Political Science (University of Barcelona, Spain). Associate Professor in Political Science and Head of Department of Government and Policy, University of Barcelona (Spain). Director of the Observatory of coalition governments in Spain (OGC). His research deals with coalition politics in Spain and Parliamentary Regimes.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-11

    Albala, Adrián (et al.)

  • The Missing Piece: Introducing the 4th Generation of Coalition Theories

    Pages 13-31

    Albala, Adrián

  • Coalition Building on the Federal and on the Länder Level in Germany

    Pages 33-51

    Linhart, Eric

  • Coalition Patterns in Italian Regional Governments 1970–2015

    Pages 53-76

    Giannetti, Daniela (et al.)

  • Coalition Congruence in India’s Federal System

    Pages 77-112

    Sridharan, Eswaran

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eBook 96,29 €
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Bulk discounts available
Hardcover 119,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
Softcover 119,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coalition Politics and Federalism
Editors
  • Adrian Albala
  • Josep Maria Reniu
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-75100-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-75100-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-75099-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-09150-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 212
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations
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