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Contents of Volume 8 Issue 2, March 2002

 Jocelyn A. J. Evans,
"In Defence of Sartori: Party System Change, Voter Preference Distributions and Other Competitive Incentives," 155-174.
Steven D. Roper,
"The Influence of Romanian Campaign Finance Laws on Party System Development and Corruption," 175-192.
David Sanders, Jonathan Burton and Jack Kneeshaw,
"Identifying the True Party Identifiers: A Question Wording Experiment," 193-205.
Thomas Quinn,
"Block Voting in the Labour Party: A Political Exchange Model," 207-226.
Rein Taagepera,
"Implications of the Effective Number of Parties for Cabinet Formation," 227-236.

Book reviews

Kevin J. Middlebrook, Conservative Parties, the Right and Democracy in Latin America.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Reviewed by Steven L. Taylor, Troy State University, 237-239
Paul G. Lewis, Political Parties in Post-Communist Eastern Europe. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.
Reviewed by Aleks Szczerbiak, University of Sussex, 239-241
Wolfgang C. Müller and Kaare Strøm, Coalition Governments in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Reviewed by Michael Laver, Trinity College Dublin,241-243
Russell J. Dalton and Martin P. Wattenberg, eds,
Parties without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Reviewed by R. Kenneth Carty, University of British Columbia, 243-245
Stuart Thomson, The Social Democratic Dilemma: Ideology, Governance and Globalization. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000.
Robert Ladrech, Social Democracy and the Challenge of European Union. London: Lyne Rienner Publishers, 2000.
Reviewed by Luke Martell, University of Sussex, 245-247
Mark D'Arcy and Rory MacLean, Nightmare! The Race to Become London's Mayor. London: Politico's Publishing, 2000.
Reviewed by Nicholas Startin, Brunel University, 247-249  

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