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Organization references four aspects of party organization: "Locus of power" within the party organization; its "Structural complexity," "Leadership," "Membership," and organizational "Coherence."
Structural Complexity --

 

functional organization
record keeping, bureaucracy
ancillary organizations
geographical organization
international linkage

Locus of Power --

selecting leaders, candidates
making policy
raising, allocating resources
administering discipline
patronage
external groups
intraparty democracy

Leadership --

leadership composition
leaders' incentives
leaders' activities

Membership --

membership composition
membership incentives
membership activities

Coherence --

party factionalism
legislative cohesion


Not all manuscripts will deal with party organization. Choose one of these terms only if yours does. Choose the narrowest term that best applies.

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