Parties and Party Systems

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1. Which of the following is not a reason for declining party membership?

  • decay of local electioneering
  • weakening of social cleavages
  • greater appeal of social movements
  • increase in corruption
  • rise of extremist parties
  • loosening of the bond with trade unions
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2. Who says that 'it has already been shown that there exists no centre opinion...tendency... doctrine separate in any kind from the doctrines of the right or left- but only a dilution of their doctrines'?

  • Duverger
  • Sartori

3. Who says that even parties committed to democracy become dominated by a ruling elite?

  • Michels
  • Carty

4. Which of the following is not a problem raised by public funding of parties?

  • gives government a device for influencing parties
  • reduces incentives to attract members
  • costs the electorate too much
  • tends to reinforce the status quo

5. Who says 'a party is not a community but a collection of communities'?

  • Duverger
  • Lijphart

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