Imitating the newcomer: How, when and why established political parties imitate the policy positions and issue attention of new political parties in the electoral and parliamentary arena: the case of the Netherlands


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This thesis studies, how, when and why established political parties imitate new political parties. It examines new party effects on both the policy positions of established parties and the attention established political parties spend on issues. It examines this effect in both the electoral and parliamentary arena. This study focuses on a single country, the Netherlands.
Originele taal-2English
KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
Toekennende instantie
  • Leiden University
  • Andeweg, Rudy, Supervisor, Externe Persoon
  • Pellikaan, Huub, Co-supervisor, Externe Persoon
  • van Holsteyn, J., Beoordelingscommissie, Externe Persoon
  • Koole, R.A., Beoordelingscommissie, Externe Persoon
  • Lucardie, Anthonie, Beoordelingscommissie
  • Harmel, R., Beoordelingscommissie, Externe Persoon
Datum van toekenning31-okt.-2012
Plaats van publicatie[Leiden]
Gedrukte ISBN's978-94-6203285-9
StatusPublished - 31-okt.-2012
Extern gepubliceerdJa

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