The Puzzle of Democratic Monopolies: Single Party Dominance and Decline in India

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Dasgupta, Aditya;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Subject: Political Science, General

How to explain political monopolies in democratic institutional settings? Dominant parties in countries with robust formal democratic institutions are surprisingly frequent, yet poorly understood. Existing theories explain away the puzzle by characterizing dominant part... View more
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