The Politics Prime Ministers Make: Political Time and Executive Leadership in Westminster Systems
Laing, Matthew; McCaffrie, Brendan
This chapter introduces, modifies and applies American political scientist Stephen Skowronek�s influential contextual theory of presidential leadership in political time to prime-ministerial leadership in parliamentary democracies. The theory is based upon a cyclical notion of political time in relation to the rise, consolidation and decay of political �regimes� (or policy paradigms). Different opportunity structures for political leadership are created by the interplay of these regime cycles...[Show more]
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