Political Parties and Legislative Party Switching
Palgrave Macmillan | June 23, 2009 | ISBN-10: 0230607551 | 336 pages | PDF | 2.3 Mb
Political parties and democratic politics go hand in hand. Since parties matter, it matters too when elected politicians change party affiliation. This book shows when, when, and to what effect politicians switch parties in pursuit of their goals, as constrained by institutions and in response to their environments.