The Governmental Crisis in Austria and the Austrian Party System

Vít Hloušek


The present article comments on the contemporary development of the Austrian party stage, deals with the governmental crisis of the Schüssels cabinet and the situation before the early elections to the National Council in November 2002. Analyzing the basic programme outputs and potential coalition strategies of the relevant Austrian parties, it considers all the possible configurations after the elections. The article also briefly analyses the consequences of various alternatives of post-electoral coalition for alteration of the Austrian party system that undergoes the long-term process of transformation.

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Hloušek, V. (2002). The Governmental Crisis in Austria and the Austrian Party System. Středoevropské politické studie, 4(4). Získáno z

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Austrian Party System; Moderate Pluralism; Coalitions; Parties; Elections

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