Semipresidentialism an emerging pan-European model by Adriano Giovannelli

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StatementAdriano Giovannelli.
SeriesSEI working paper -- no. 58, Working papers in contemporary European studies
ContributionsSussex European Institute.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 2007/41920 (J)
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Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL16280158M
LC Control Number2007618106

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Semipresidentialism as a distinctive form of organizing democratic political life, gained importance as a constitutional model and political reality with the consolidation of the French Fifth Republic defined by Sartori (, p.

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Semipresidentialism traces its origin to the Fifth French Republic The model appeared in Today, semipresidential systems are in vogue, having sprouted in Croatia, the Slovak Republic, Poland, Russia, Hungary, and elsewhere since the end of the Cold War Byroughly fifty nations had adopted semipresidential systems Cited by: 8.

A Systematic Review of Semi-Presidential Studies: Struggling to Move beyond Linz Jenny Åberg PhD Candidate in Political Science Dalarna University SWEDEN +46 23 77 84 03 [email protected] Thomas Sedelius Associate Professor in Political Science Dalarna University SWEDEN +46 23 77 84 51 [email protected]   6 On the defining characteristics of semipresidentialism, see the seminal article by Duverger, Maurice, “ A New Political System Model: Semi-Presidential Government,” European Journal of Political Research 8 (June ).

See also idem, Echec au Roi (Paris: Albin Michel, ); and idem, Le monarchie républicaine(Paris: R. Laffont, ).Cited by: As co-editor of the recently published book Semi-Presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe, Sophia Moestrup, NDI senior program manager for Central and West Africa, examines the effects of “semi-presidentialism,” on democratization in the region since “Semi-presidentialism” – a regime situation where there is a directly elected president as well as a prime minister.

Sedelius, Thomas and Ekman, Joakim Intra-executive Conflict and Cabinet Instability: Effects of Semi-presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe. Government and Opposition, Vol.

45, Issue. 4, p. Cited by: 4 At the core of this book', they state, 4 is the question of how political parties organize and when they must bridge the gap between the executive and the legislature.'14 Samuels and Shugart position the book in a line of scholarship that dates back to the work of Maurice Duverger in the s That said, while the authors cite the main.directly the question raised in the title of the book and by Przeworski.

Linz first appeared in print on this subject in a brief "Excursus on Presidential and Parliamentary Democracy," in Linz and Alfred Stepan, eds., The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes (Baltimore: Johns Hop- kins University Press, ).

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