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Unformatted text preview: lling pure ideology  ­Middle course or brokerage most advisable for success WLMK (William Leon Mackenzie king)  ­“Smokescreen of his politics” April 2 2012 Centralization and decentralization are examples of match concepts for final exam section Canadian parties and ideology  ­Conservatives and NDP more likely to be programmatic, ideological  ­Internal ideological problem for liberals  ­Success lies in the centre – and the centre shifts from time to time Mass parties  ­Large, consistent memberships  ­Membership control over platforms  ­Dependent on many small donations Cadre parties  ­Small permanent memberships  ­Party elites dominate policy making and setting  ­Fewer and bigger donors Canada’s parties  ­Mix of both at times  ­Mass qualities at elections and leadership convention  ­Cadre qualities between elections Leadership selection  ­In the UK, can be a caucus choice  ­Parliamentary members picked their leader  ­Re...
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