Political Parties of the World, 6th Edition
Political Parties of the World is the leading guide to its subject, covering every political party of any significance in the world. Entries are organized by country. Each country entry begins with an overview of the political system, including the most recent election results. This is followed by entries for major parties, including contact details, leadership and accounts of the party's history, policy orientation, and electoral record. For most countries this is followed by a further section providing more succinct data on minor parties. Appendices cover international and pan-European party groupings. The book includes an index of 10,700 parties and people.
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Comments on the previous (5th) edition: "An extraordinarily wide-ranging compendium of information on the contemporary world of political parties... this is an essential reference volume for all academic and public libraries", Political Studies Review "A must-purchase for all but the smallest of collections", American Reference Books Annual 2003 "Recommended for all levels", Choice, November 2002 "An invaluable source" Reference Reviews 17/4 (2003)