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Relations with society pertains to how political parties connect with the political and social system.
institutionalization

party birth/origin
party decline/death
party change/adaptation
splits/mergers

governmental status

electoral strength
legislative strength
executive share

social bases

socioeconomic status
ethnicity/language/race
religion
region
urban/rural
education
gender
clientelism
social cleavages


Not all manuscripts will deal with parties' relations to society. Choose one of these terms only if yours does.

If you wish to propose additional categories to this list, please write to <k-janda@northwestern.edu>.

Updated August 6, 2006