Midshipmen Form a Coalition Government in Belgium: Lessons from a Role-Playing Simulation

Nikolaos Biziouras
2013 PS: Political Science and Politics  
AbstractUsing a role-playing simulation on government formation with pre- and posttest assessment format, I show that students developed a significantly greater capacity for precision and specificity in their answers about the process of coalition government formation in parliamentary systems; students changed their beliefs in the ability of institutional rules to causally affect the process of coalition government formation in parliamentary systems; and, finally, students, changed their views
more » ... hanged their views on whether office-seeking politicians are more successful than policy-seeking politicians in forming coalition governments in parliamentary systems.
doi:10.1017/s1049096513000115 fatcat:jqopuj2bbjgevkyahczqbz3shy