Archive for: Patterns of Democracy

Interview with Arend Lijphart, professor at the University of California: “The European Union may be called an extreme example of consociationalism”

Interview with Arend Lijphart, professor at the University of California: “The European Union may be called an extreme example of consociationalism”

In the Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries (Yale University Press, 1999), Arend Lijphart compared the model of consensual (consociational) democracy […]