2 edition of Electoral Engineering found in the catalog.
February 9, 2004
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||390|
The electoral and political winner of the Hungarian elections is the far-right Movement for a Better Hungary, commonly known as Jobbik. It received percent of the vote, gaining almost 4. "This book looks at public opinion data linking attitudes, party choices, and electoral systems in ways that the game theory literature usually fails to come to grips with. It is a major contribution to the electoral systems literature and to the comparative politics literature in general." Bernard Grofman, University of California, IrvinePages:
Electoral Systems and Conflict in Divided Societies Ben Reilly and Andrew Reynolds 1 T his work examines whether the choice of an electoral system in a culturally plural society can affect the potential for future violent conflict. This book compares the consequences of electoral rules and cultural modernization for many dimensions of political representations and voting behavior, including patterns of party competition, the strength of social cleavages and party loyalties.
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Electoral Engineering Voting Rules and Political behavior Pippa Norris Book To consider these issues, this book compares the consequences of electoral rules and cultural modernization for many dimensions of political representation and voting behavior, including patterns of party competition, the strength of social cleavages and party.
From Kosovo to Kabul, the last decade witnessed growing interest in?electoral engineering?. Reformers have sought to achieve either greater government accountability through majoritarian arrangements or wider parliamentary diversity through proportional formula. Underlying the normative debates are Cited by: Electoral Engineering Electoral Engineering book Pipa Norris is an interesting book about the process of electoral engineering where she argues that the voting rules in many countries do in fact matter, but ultimatly the assesment does not provide much hope for institutional reforms designed to provide increased access to the vote or broader by: The direct impact of electoral systems on patterns of party competition has long been regarded as one of their most important effects.
Electoral engineering has been advocated in nations suffering either from the dangers of excessively unstable and fragmented party systems, such as in Italy and Israel, or from the opposite dangers of unchanging. Electoral Engineering book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
This book compares the consequences of electoral rules and cultural /5. This book investigates strategic coordination in elections worldwide. Although the classics of electoral studies have dealt with issues of coordination, this is the first book that employs a unified game-theoretic model to study strategic coordination--including both strategic voting and strategic entry--worldwide and that relies primarily on constituency-level rather than national Cited by: From Kosovo to Kabul, the last decade witnessed growing interest in?electoral engineering'.
Reformers have sought to achieve either greater government accountability through majoritarian Electoral Engineering book or wider parliamentary diversity through proportional formula.
Underlying the normative debates are important claims about the impact and consequences of 5/5(1). Democracy is inherently difficult in societies divided along deep ethnic cleavages. Elections in such societies will often encourage 'centrifugal' politics which reward extremist ethnic appeals, zero-sum political behaviour and ethnic conflict, and which consequently often lead to the breakdown of democracy.
Reilly examines the potential of 'electoral engineering' as a. Book Review: Electoral Engineering: Voting Rules and Political Behavior. Sarah Birch. Party Politics 4, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice.
Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on : Sarah Birch. The book concludes that formal rules do matter, with the social cleavages and partisan identities of voters, and the diversity and behavior of elected representatives, shaped by the incentives generated by majoritarian, combined, and proportional electoral systems.
ELECTORAL ENGINEERING~ PREFACE 3/10/ PM Preface “It is complicated.” With these words, Hans-Dieter Klingemann warned me, with typical German understatement, of what was ahead when I first mentioned plans for this book over a (not veryFile Size: 3MB.
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Democracy in divided societies: Electoral engineering for conflict management Shaheen Mozaffar Bridgewater State College, [email protected] This item is available as part of Virtual Commons, the open-access institutional repository of Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Virtual Commons Citation Mozaffar, Shaheen (). From Kosovo to Kabul, the last decade witnessed growing interest in?electoral engineering?. Reformers have sought to achieve either greater government accountability through majoritarian arrangements or wider parliamentary diversity through proportional formula.
Underlying the normative debates are important claims about the impact and consequences of electoral Ratings: 1. Electoral Reforms in India by Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya and a great selection of related books, the declining significance of secular nationalism in the political process use of electoral engineering to retard ethnic conflicts and the women`s reservation in elected bodies.
The book will be valuable for academicians, politicians, practitioners. This chapter discusses the practical significance of the analyses of electoral systems for electoral engineering.
The findings of the study reveal that the links between the electoral system and the four characteristics of party systems are much weaker than those between the electoral system and the degree of disproportionality. This indicates that in the context of electoral engineering.
Read this book on Questia. Reilly analyzes the design of electoral systems for divided societies, examining various divided societies which utilize "vote-pooling" electoral systems--including Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Northern Ireland and Fiji.
Chile’s binomial open-list PR system was selected by the Pinochet regime as the most likely to optimise the parliamentary strength of the authoritarian right given its level of electoral support. The system was intended to lead to the fundamental reshaping of the party system, but instead, two broad alliances have arisen, incorporating many elements of the pre-Pinochet party : Peter M.
Siavelis.The second goal was to fundamentally transform the nature of the party system through electoral engineering aimed at the creation of a two-party system, which authorities considered a more stable alternative to the often polarized multiparty system that had characterized much of Chile's preauthoritarian : Peter Siavelis, Arturo Valenzuela.The item Electoral engineering: voting rules and political behavior, Pippa Norris represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.