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One of the classic debates in comparative politics is over Juan Linz’s argument about “the perils of presidentialism.” Do you agree with arguments that claim that presidentialism is a less desirable system for new democracies than parliamentarism? Why or why not? This essay will introduce and explain what is parliamentarism and presidentialism, state the argument for the two organisational forms and lastly giving the answer for which is desirable for the new democracies.
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