The Electoral System in Britain

The Electoral System in Britain

by R. M. Blackburn
     
 

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This excellent new book provides a comprehensive account of the British system of parliamentary elections. It contains a description of the current structure and operation of the electoral system, and pays special attention to those subjects which have given rise to political concern or controversy in recent years. There is extensive analysis and commentary upon the…  See more details below

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This excellent new book provides a comprehensive account of the British system of parliamentary elections. It contains a description of the current structure and operation of the electoral system, and pays special attention to those subjects which have given rise to political concern or controversy in recent years. There is extensive analysis and commentary upon the different proposals for reform which are currently in debate, and the author puts forward his own conclusions on how the electoral system should be developed in the years ahead to modernise and improve the quality of representative democracy in Britain.

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Blackburn (public law, King's College, U. of London) presents a detailed study of general elections which provides a description of the current structure and operation of the electoral system, and pays special attention to subjects that have generated political concern or controversy in recent years. He analyzes the different proposals for reform which are currently being debated, and presents his own conclusions on how the electoral system should be developed in the coming years. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333629185
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/30/1995
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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