Voting and Elections the World Over [NOOK Book]

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Voting and Elections the World Over examines the electoral process across twenty-two countries. The book is a quick reference source for information about the major issues to consider when analyzing elections and their administration across nations. Thus, Voting and Elections the World Over looks at not only the type of electoral system in these countries, but also describes who administers elections; which are the offices people can vote for; who is allowed to vote with a particular emphasis on women's voting ...
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Voting and Elections the World Over

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Overview

Voting and Elections the World Over examines the electoral process across twenty-two countries. The book is a quick reference source for information about the major issues to consider when analyzing elections and their administration across nations. Thus, Voting and Elections the World Over looks at not only the type of electoral system in these countries, but also describes who administers elections; which are the offices people can vote for; who is allowed to vote with a particular emphasis on women's voting rights as well as the voting rights of felons. Furthermore, it provides information on the voting process and whether it is compulsory, the major political and financial regulations in the twenty-two countries pertaining to the conduct of elections, and information about voter turnout for national elections over at least the past ten years. The book provides useful reference information about the year when elections were first held in the countries we look at and information on when women received suffrage across these nations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780739130926
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Publication date: 10/23/2008
  • Series: Global Perspectives on Social Issues
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 202
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Vassia Gueorguieva is a Junior Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Election Management and a PhD student in the School of Public Affairs at American University. Rita J. Simon is University Professor in the School of Public Affairs and the Washington College of Law at American University.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 North America
Chapter 3 Canada
Chapter 4 The United States
Chapter 5 South America
Chapter 6 Argentina
Chapter 7 Brazil
Chapter 8 Europe
Chapter 9 The United Kingdom
Chapter 10 France
Chapter 11 Germany
Chapter 12 Italy
Chapter 13 Spain
Chapter 14 Sweden
Chapter 15 Russian Federation/Eastern Europed
Chapter 16 The Russian Federation
Chapter 17 Poland
Chapter 18 Hungary
Chapter 19 The Middle East
Chapter 20 Egypt
Chapter 21 Israel
Chapter 22 Jordan
Chapter 23 Africa
Chapter 24 Nigeria
Chapter 25 South Africa
Chapter 26 Asia
Chapter 27 India
Chapter 28 China
Chapter 29 Japan
Chapter 30 Oceania
Chapter 31 Australia
Chapter 32 Conclusion
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