2. Party Formation and Party System Consolidation in New European Democracies: David M. Olson (University of North Carolina).
3. The Post–Communist Transition and Institutionalisation of Lithuania′s Parties: Algis Krupavicius (The Kaunas University of Technology).
4. Consolidation and Stabilization of the Party System in the Czech Republic: Michal Klima (University of Economics – Prague).
5. Who Survives? Party Origins, Organizational Development, and Electoral Performance in Post–Communist Russia: Grigorii Golosov (European University at St. Petersburg).
6. The Turkish Party System in Transition: Party Performance and Agenda Change: Ali Çarkoglu (Bogazici University).
7.Parties Party Systems, and Satisfaction with Democratic Performance in the New Europe: Christopher J. Anderson (State University of New York – Binghamton).
8. Party Appeals and Voter Loyalty in New Democracies: Gbór Tóka (Central European University, Budapest).
9. Effects of Party Organization on Performance during the ′Golden Age′ of Parties: Kenneth Janda and Tyler Colman (Northwestern University).
10. Party Families and Democratic Performance: Extraparliamentary versus Parliamentary Group Power: Rachel Gibson (University of Salford) and Robert Harmel (Texas A & M University).
11. Institutional Arrangements and the Success of New Parties in Old Democracies: Joseph Willey (State University of New York – Binghamton).