Semi-presidentialism and democracy

Robert Elgie, Sophia Moestrup, Yu Shan Wu

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Explores the effect of semi-presidentialism on newly-democratising countries. In recent years semi-presidentialism - the situation where a constitution makes provision for both a directly elected president and a prime minister who is responsible to the legislature - has become the regime type of choice for many countries.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages296
ISBN (Electronic)9780230306424
ISBN (Print)9780230242920
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2011


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