Ecologies of Ideologies: Explaining Party Entry and Exit in West-European Parliaments, 1945-2013

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van de Wardt, Marc; Berkhout, Joost; Vermeulen, Floris;

This study introduces a population-ecological approach to the entry and exit of political parties. A primary proposition of population ecology is that organizational entry and exit depends on the number of organizations already present: that is, density. We propose that... View more
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