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  Janda, Political Parties: Table of Contents, p. vi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Political Parties: A Cross-National Survey was originally published in 1980 by The Free Press, a Division of Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.
The result of more than fifteen years' work, this encyclopedic volume is a unique handbook for the comparative analysis of party politics and a rich source of information on political parties.
The scores assigned to the parties on the variables are accompanied by comments about the party's practice and the availability of information to judge party practice.
www.janda.org /ICPP/ICPP1980   (454 words)

  
 Thomson Nelson - Political Science -Governemnt and Politics on the Web/Introduction to Political Parties
Political parties are essential groups that play active roles in most political systems.
However, the Reform Party made its presence particularly felt in the 1992 presidential elections, when Ross Perot ran as the Reform candidate and won 19% of the vote.
By the 2000 Presidential elections, the Reform Party was virtually wiped out and Ralph Nader's Green Party campaign finished in third place with 2.7% of the vote.
polisci.nelson.com /introparty.html   (340 words)

  
 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
Thus, the AHP describes itself as "a political party that adopts the Bible as its political textbook and is unashamed to be explicitly Christian...
The party ran nuclear physicist John Hagelin as the NLP Presidential nominee in 1992 (ballot status in 32 stares - 39,000 votes - 0.04%), 1996 (ballot status in 44 states - 7th place - 110,000 votes - 0.1%) and 2000 (ballot status in 39 stares - 7th place - 83,000 votes - 0.08%).
Marxist political organizer James Harris was the SWP Presidential nominee in 1996 (ballot status in 11 states - 8,500 votes - 0.01%) and 2000 (ballot status in 14 states - 7,378 votes - 9th place - 0.01%).
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9731 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Germany's political parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The party was in government from 1966-1969 as the junior partner in a "grand coalition" with the CDU/CSU.
Support for the party fell in the 1990s and the choice in May 2001 of a young new leader, Guido Westerwelle, was intended to broaden its appeal.
The Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) is the successor to the former Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED), the ruling party in the communist German Democratic Republic (GDR).
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/4219274.stm   (1341 words)

  
 Australia: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In addition to general information about the party, its policies, and recent elections, there are full-text publications from the party “think tank,” the Chifley Research Centre, and recent news releases.
Website for one of Australia’s two major political parties, which on the federal level is in coalition with the National Party.
Conservative political party based principally in rural Australia; coalition partners with the Liberal Party.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/main/australia/gov-politics.html   (154 words)

  
 Political parties and leaders. The World Factbook. 2003
Awami League or AL [Sheikh HASINA]; Bangladesh Communist Party or BCP [Saifuddin Ahmed MANIK]; Bangladesh Nationalist Party or BNP [Khaleda ZIA, chairperson]; Islami Oikya Jote or IOJ [Mufti Fazlul Haq AMINI]; Jamaat-E-Islami or JI [Motiur Rahman NIZAMI]; Jatiya Party or JP (Ershad faction) [Hussain Mohammad ERSHAD]; Jatiya Party (Manzur faction) [Naziur Rahman MANZUR]
Barbados Labor Party or BLP [Owen ARTHUR]; Democratic Labor Party or DLP [Clyde Mascoll]
Democratic Party or PD [Traian BASESCU]; Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania or UDMR [Bela MARKO]; National Liberal Party or PNL [Theodor STOLOJAN]; Romania Mare Party (Greater Romanian Party) or PRM [Corneliu Vadim TUDOR]; Social Democratic Party or PSD [Adrian NASTASE], formerly known as the Party of Social Democracy in Romania or PDSR
www.bartleby.com /151/fields/54.html   (4007 words)

  
 A Chronology of the Ruling Parties in the World
For those countries which adopt a "Semi-Presidential" type of political system (such as the Fifth French Republic, Finland) or a political system under which the posts of President and Premier are occupied by different political groups (such as Serbia and Montenegro), the political parties of both the Presidents and the Premiers are listed.
Finally, for those countries that do not belong to any of the aforesaid political systems or that are undergoing political changes, the ruling parties are identified according to the particular situation.
In this case, only the political party of the chief of state holding real powers is regarded as the ruling party.
www.geocities.com /kfzhouy/Partye.html   (616 words)

  
 Political Parties Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Socialist Party, USA - The party of labor leader Eugene V. Debs, and Norman Thomas, who was probably America's most prominent socialist, The Socialist Party today is at the forefront of the "new socialist" movement.
Fatherland Party - Populist party, in coalition with the "All Russia" Party.
Party of the Hungarian Coalition - Party for the minority Hungarian population.
users.metro2000.net /~stabbott/parties.htm   (3436 words)

  
 List of political parties - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
Parti du Travail de Belgique (Party of Labour in Belgium)
Latvijas Socialdemokratiska Strandnieku Partija[?] (Socialdemocratic Labour Party of Latvia)
Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois/Letzeburger Socialistesch Arbeiterpartei[?] (Socialist Labour party of Luxembourg)
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/po/Political_parties_of_the_world.html   (1033 words)

  
 Electionworld.org's Parties on the web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page gives entrance to the lists of the main parties in each country and contains links to these and other political parties.
Parties are also listed when they are not officially recognized by their national government or electoral commission.
Organisations that identify itself as a political party are listed.
www.electionworld.org /parties.htm   (123 words)

  
 Political Parties, World Politics, International Politics, World's Political Parties, Political Parties Sites - 123world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Click on the respective alphabet to begin your search for a particular political party or scroll down to the appropriate section beginning with that alphabet.
We have made sincere efforts to list the links of all the political parties of the world on the net.
However, if you do not find the official site of the political parties you are looking for, then use the feedback link at the bottom of this page to apprise us of the same.
123world.com /politics   (228 words)

  
 SOSIG: Political Parties
Parties and Political Linkage: Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Analysis
Political Culture of the Democratic and Republican Parties by Jo Freeman (1986)
Vicious Cycles, Endogenous Political Extremism and Political Violence by Rui JP de Figueiredo and Barry R. Weingast (2001)
www.sosig.ac.uk /roads/subject-listing/World-cat/polparties.html   (152 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Political Parties
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) [Socialdemocratic Party of Austria]
Srpska Stranka Republike Srpske [Serbian Party of the Serbian Republic]
Hrvatska Seljacka Stranka Bosne i Hercegovine (HSS BiH) [Croatian Peasants Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/parties.html   (2433 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Political parties of the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
List of political parties in the United Kingdom
Other descriptions of Political parties of the world
Included are the countries and entities listed in the list of sovereign states and the list of dependent territories (as far as these last have a form of self government).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Political-parties-of-the-world   (707 words)

  
 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
Parti Algérien pour la Démocratie et le Socialisme
America's Open Debates Foundation is a national foundation committed to networking existing "free election" organizations, every legitimate national party, ballot access and election reform movements into one cooperative, unified and powerful voice.
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1003 words)

  
 polparti2004_1
Register of Political Parties: maintained under the Registration of Political Parties Act 1998
Political Parties: Dept. of Politics, University of Keele
Political Parties: PoliticsDirect UK Politico's UK Political Parties
www.aph.gov.au /library/intguide/pol/polparti.htm   (212 words)

  
 This Modern World
WASHINGTON (NYT) - Despite being the figurehead of one of the world’s largest religions, the nomination of Jesus Christ to replace Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court is getting a mixed reaction on the Hill from Democrats — and Republicans.
If you’ve followed this story as reflected in the crazy funhouse mirror world of the right wing we-create-our-own-reality circuit, you know that everyone already knew that Valerie Plame was married to Joe Wilson, why it’s in Who’s Who for chrissakes.
In other words, as I’ve mentioned a time or two, the righties have been trying to conflate knowledge of Valerie Plame’s existence on the planet Earth with knowledge of her status as a CIA agent since this whole story first broke.
www.thismodernworld.com   (1926 words)

  
 Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources: politics government elections around the world
Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources: politics government elections around the world
to most significant resources relevant to the study of politics and government.
If you know of sites that have not been included, or of links that no longer work, please email me with the new or changed URL, and the URL of the page on this site where it is, or should be, located.
www.psr.keele.ac.uk   (206 words)

  
 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Political parties and leaders
Barbados Labor Party or BLP [Owen ARTHUR]; Democratic Labor Party or DLP [Clyde MASCOLL]; National Democratic Party or NDP [Richard HAYNES]
Conservative Party or PSC [Carlos HOLGUIN Sardi]; Liberal Party or PL [Horatio SERPA Uribe]; Patriotic Union or UP is a legal political party formed by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC and Colombian Communist Party or PCC [Jaime CAICEDO]; 19 of April Movement or M-19 [Antonio NAVARRO Wolff]
Communist Party of Guadeloupe or PCG [Christian CELESTE]; FGPS [Dominique LARIFLA]; Progressive Democratic Party or PPDG [Henri BANGOU]; Rally for the Republic or RPR [Aldo BLAISE]; Socialist Party or PS [Georges LOUISOR]; Union for French Democracy or UDF [Marcel ESDRAS]
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2118.html   (3104 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Political parties and leaders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Andorran Democratic Center Party or CDA (formerly Democratic Party or PD) [leader NA]; Liberal Party of Andorra or PLA (formerly Liberal Union or UL) [Albert PINTAT]; Social Democratic Party or PS (formerly part of National Democratic Group or AND) [Mariona GONZALEZ REOLIT]
Colombian Communist Party or PCC [Jaime CAICEDO]; Conservative Party or PSC [Carlos HOLGUIN Sardi]; Democratic Pole or PDI [Samuel MORENO Rojas]; Liberal Party or PL [Juan Fernando CRISTO]
political activity is organized along largely sectarian lines; numerous political groupings exist, consisting of individual political figures and followers motivated by religious, ethnic, clan, and economic considerations
www.phatnav.com /factbook/fields/2118.html   (2951 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - World: Political Parties & Leaders of Countries Worldwide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Coalition of the Left and Progress (Synaspismos) [Nikolaos KONSTANTOPOULOS]; Communist Party of Greece or KKE [Aleka PAPARIGA]; New Democracy or ND (conservative) [Konstandinos KARAMANLIS]; Panhellenic Socialist Movement or PASOK [Konstandinos SIMITIS]
Grenada United Labor Party or GULP [Herbert PREUDHOMME]; National Democratic Congress or NDC [leader vacant]; New National Party or NNP [George McGUIRE]; People Labor Movement or PLM [leader NA]
Democratic People's Party or DPP [leader NA]; Grand National Party or GNP [CH'OE Pyong-ryol, chairman]; Millennium Democratic Party or MDP [CHO Sun-hyong, chairman]; United Liberal Democrats or ULD [KIM Chong-p'il, president]; Uri Party [KIM Kun-t'ae, chairman]
reference.allrefer.com /world/facts/political-parties.html   (2182 words)

  
 Elections, Political Parties and Legislatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Parties and Elections: East, Central and South Europe
Political Parties Around the World, by A. Heard
Political Participation of Migrant Minorities / La participation politique des
www.library.ubc.ca /poli/electoral.html   (406 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - World: Political Parties & Leaders of Countries Worldwide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
political parties are banned by the constitution - the following are considered political associations; Imbokodvo National Movement or INM [leader NA]; Ngwane National Liberatory Congress or NNLC [Obed DLAMINI, president]; People's United Democratic Movement or PUDEMO [Mario MASUKU, president]; Swaziland National Front or SWANAFRO [Elmond SHONGWE, president]
Democratic Progressive Party or DPP [CHEN Shui-bian, chairman]; Kuomintang or KMT (Nationalist Party) [LIEN Chan, chairman]; People First Party or PFP [James SOONG (SOONG Chu-yu), chairman]; Taiwan Solidarity Union or TSU [HUANG Chu-wen, chairman]; other minor parties including the Chinese New Party or CNP
Democratic Party or DP (Prachathipat Party) [BANTADTAN Banyat]; National Development Party or NDP (Chat Phattana) [KORN Dabbaransi]; Thai Nation Party or TNP (Chat Thai Party) [BANHAN Sinlapa-acha]; Thai Rak Thai Party or TRT [THAKSIN Chinnawat]
reference.allrefer.com /world/facts/political-parties1.html   (1939 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Bahrain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Facing declining oil reserves, Bahrain has turned to petroleum processing and refining and has transformed itself into an international banking center.
The new amir, installed in 1999, has pushed economic and political reforms and has worked to improve relations with the Shi'a community.
In February 2001, Bahraini voters approved a referendum on the National Action Charter - the centerpiece of the amir's political liberalization program.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ba.html   (1054 words)

  
 United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
United Kingdom: Government, Politics, and Law: Political Parties
This portal lists the official websites for English, Welsh and Scottish political parties.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/main/uk/gov-politics.html   (84 words)

  
 Leftist Parties of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page contains the entire spectrum of political parties, organizations and groups which consider themselves to be leftist or have origins in leftist movements.
is an e-mail group about the history and the present state of leftist parties and groups.
If you are looking for progressive one issue movements or for leftist topics you should try the following page:
www.broadleft.org   (67 words)

  
 Political Parties - Merseyside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All the Bizz Directory > Government & Politics > Political Parties
World > Europe > United Kingdom > Merseyside
No results found in "Political Parties - Merseyside"
www.allthebizz.com /dir/209/217.php   (49 words)

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