Principles of Electoral Reform

Principles of Electoral Reform

by Michael Dummett
     
 

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Electoral reform is currently an extremely significant political issue in many countries, yet there is little real understanding or systematic discussion of it. In this timely and accessible new book, Professor Dummett, one of the most distinguished scholars in the field, analyzes the main forms of electoral systems used in legislative systems around the world, and

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Electoral reform is currently an extremely significant political issue in many countries, yet there is little real understanding or systematic discussion of it. In this timely and accessible new book, Professor Dummett, one of the most distinguished scholars in the field, analyzes the main forms of electoral systems used in legislative systems around the world, and generates a set of criteria that help to explain how we should decide which system we should have.

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"Dummett deserves to be widely read in the United States as well as Europe."—The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

"The great virtue of this little book is its clarity of expression."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292463
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

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New College and All Souls' College, Oxford

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