Japan in the New Global Demography: Comparative Perspectives
|Author||Prof Roger Goodman; Prof Sarah Harper;|
'Government Responsiveness and Political Competition in Comparative Perspective'
|Abstract||Governments in democratic systems are expected to respond to the issue preferences of citizens. Yet we have a limited understanding of the factors that cause levels of responsiveness to vary across time and between countries. In this article, the authors suggest that political contestation is the primary mechanism driving policy responsiveness and that this, in turn, is mediated by political institutions and government popularity. To test this pr ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Hobolt S Dr; Robert Klemmensen;|