Hamilton, Graeme Andrew
Over the past three decades the notion that western party-systems remain frozen
has been challenged by the apparent onset of post-industrial trends which threaten
the support base of old political parties. In particular, scholars rejecting the
freezing proposition have identified a rise in aggregate electoral volatility, a decline
in group voting loyalties and the emergence of a New Politics. This study argues
that the party systems of Australia, Britain and the United States...[Show more]
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