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How democratic are the UK’s political parties and party system?

Kippin, Sean and Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 (2016) How democratic are the UK’s political parties and party system? Democratic Audit UK (08 Feb 2016). Website.

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As part of the 2017 Audit of UK Democracy, Sean Kippin, Patrick Dunleavy and the DA team examine how democratic the UK’s party system and political parties are. Parties often attract criticism from those outside their ranks, but they have multiple, complex roles to play in any liberal democratic society. The UK’s system has many strengths, but also key weaknesses, where meaningful reform could realistically take place.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Government
Public Policy Group
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > LSE Public Policy Group
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 09:17
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 23:17

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