Political organization in multi-level settings : Mexican and Latin American parties and party systems after decentralization

Abstract: Evidence from Mexico is used to demonstrate that decentralization more resources available locally, thus reshaping the context within which parties organize.The central contention is that a high level of decentralization can undermine the formation of nationalized party systems and cohesive parties.

Author(s): Harbers, Imke

Source(s): , xiv, 241 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs

Published: 2010 Leiden university, Leiden (English

ISBN/ISSN: /

Link: https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/handle/1887/15289

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