Why Minority Governments Work

Multilevel Territorial Politics in Spain

  • Authors
  • Bonnie N. Field

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Bonnie N. Field
      Pages 1-13
  3. The Theoretical and Contextual Terrain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Bonnie N. Field
      Pages 33-46
  4. Why Spain’s Minority Governments Work

  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 221-261

About this book


This book is an examination of minority government performance in conjunction with the territorial distribution of state power and the territorial interests of political parties. It examines political institutions, and the reconcilability of party goals and the contingent bargaining circumstances, in multilevel and territorial perspectives.


Parliamentary regimes parliamentary government minority governments coalitions multilevel states territorial politics decentralization federalism regionalism political parties legislative politics political institutions comparative politics Europe Spain regional parties government Institution parliament Policy Political Parties politics work

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