Party Styles

Party Styles - meaning no one from Mugabe’s opposition...

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Centripetal party system is one where almost all the parties are moderate, more typical in a two-party or plurality system Centrifugal party system is one where almost all the parties are radical, more typical in a multi-party or proportional representative system Populist is a politician who appeals to the lower, disadvantaged classes of society Pluralism and corporatism are the two types of interest group models Corporatist model entails economic and labor leaders that have very formal relationships with the executive branch in order to create legislature, exists in Japan Pluralist model entails lobbyist groups from any organization that has a informal relationship with the legislative branch, exists in the US Chief of police in Zimbabwe said that he wouldn’t allow an alternation in power,
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Unformatted text preview: meaning no one from Mugabe’s opposition would be given a chance to be President • Peaceful transition of power is a hallmark of a consolidated democracy • Chinese have a very close relationship with the Sudanese government, they are therefore being blamed for not stopping the genocide in Darfur • Parliamentary systems tend to have a very high degree of party loyalty • Private versus public in higher education, health care and the costs of them • In some countries if people can get into good schools, they can be paid to go to college or even higher levels of education • “Cadillac-driving, champagne-sipping, penthouse-living welfare queens” – Myth of the Welfare Queen by David Zucchino...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course POL 155 taught by Professor Richardson during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.

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