The Pledges That Parties Make: A Comparative Analysis

Robert Thomson, Elin Naurin, Terry Royed

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Abstract

This chapter argues that election pledges are an important aspect of theories of party competition. It then compares the making of election pledges across twelve countries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParty Mandates and Democracy:
Subtitle of host publicationMaking, Breaking, and Keeping Election Pledges in Twelve Countries
EditorsElin Naurin, Terry Royed, Robert Thomson
Place of PublicationAnn Arbor MI USA
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press
Chapter3
Pages39-55
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9780472124671
ISBN (Print)9780472131211
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameNew Comparative Politics
PublisherUniversity of Michigan Press

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