Voters and Elections

Voters and Elections

by Cees van der Eijk, Mark Franklin, B. Guy Peters
     
 

This major new text by two leading authorities in the field provides a state-of-the-art assessment of what we know about voting behavior and the character, consequences and significance of elections in democratic states. Uniquely broad-ranging in scope, it shows how patterns of electoral behavior have evolved over time and also assesses the varying extents to which

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Overview

This major new text by two leading authorities in the field provides a state-of-the-art assessment of what we know about voting behavior and the character, consequences and significance of elections in democratic states. Uniquely broad-ranging in scope, it shows how patterns of electoral behavior have evolved over time and also assesses the varying extents to which voters in different countries are able to affect the direction of government policies in practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403941282
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/13/2009
Series:
Political Analysis Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Why Elections?
• Studying Elections and Voters
• Electoral Institutions
• Voters, Parties and Leaders
• Outcomes of Elections
• Changing Voters
• Changing Parties
• The Role of Public Opinion
• Assessing Electoral Democracy

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