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Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Clientelism: Electoral Forms and Functions in the Romanian Case Study

ABSTRACT The ambition of the study is to provide a description of the forms and functions of clientelism, thus looking at the differences between “rural” forms of clientelism that still rely on familiar brokerage, and their implications in terms of the power status of local bosses, and the “urban” forms of...
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Non-partisan Local Actors As The Element Of Absorbed Local Democracy?

The paper focuses on a lesser known political phenomenon seen in Slovenia since the country gained its independence in 1991. At every local election since 1994 so-called independent candidates and non-partisan lists 1 have been gaining ever more votes and increasing support . For various reasons, this phenomenon does not...

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