Political Decision-Making in Switzerland. The Consensus Model under Pressure

Sciarini, Pascal; Fischer, Manuel; Traber, Denise (eds.) (2015). Political Decision-Making in Switzerland. The Consensus Model under Pressure. Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK

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This in-depth study of the decision-making processes of the early 2000s shows that the Swiss consensus democracy has changed considerably. Power relations have transformed, conflict has increased, coalitions have become more unstable and outputs less predictable. Yet these challenges to consensus politics provide opportunities for innovation.

Item Type:

Book (Edited Volume)

Division/Institute:

03 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences > Social Sciences > Institute of Political Science

UniBE Contributor:

Fischer, Manuel

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

ISBN:

978-1-137-50860-7

Series:

Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century

Publisher:

Palgrave Macmillan UK

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jeremy Simeon Trottmann

Date Deposited:

19 Jul 2016 11:05

Last Modified:

19 Jul 2016 11:05

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/82813

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