Essay about Kirchheimers Catch-All Parties: A Case Study

For the purpose of this essay, Kirchheimer’s definition of catch- all parties will be used to assess whether the catch-all parties are in decline. Kirchheimer has identified, five key characteristics of catch-all parties; De-emphasise party ideology, de-emphasise class/ clientele relationship, strengthen top leadership, downgrade influence of party members and secure access to a variety of … Read more