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The political parties and party system

Dunleavy, Patrick ORCID: 0000-0002-2650-6398 and Kippin, Sean (2018) The political parties and party system. In: Dunleavy, Patrick, Park, Alice and Taylor, Ros, (eds.) The UK's changing democracy: the 2018 democratic audit. Democratic Audit. LSE Press, London, UK, pp. 93-111. ISBN 9781909890466

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Patrick Dunleavy and Sean Kippin 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: © 2018 Democratic Audit and the individual authors © CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2018 14:22
Last Modified: 31 May 2022 15:42

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