Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction (2nd ed. 2011)

Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction (2nd ed. 2011)

By: David M. Farrell (author)Paperback

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Electoral Systems examines the six principle types of electoral system currently in use in more than seventy of the world's democracies. A common format is adopted throughout, dealing with explanations of how the system operates and its effects on the political system.

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DAVID M. FARRELL is Professor of Politics and Head of the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin.


The Study of Electoral Systems.- The Single Member Plurality System and its Cousins.- Majority Electoral Systems: Two-Round Systems and the Alternative Vote.- The List Systems of Proportional Representation.- Mixed-Member Systems.- The Single Transferable Vote System of Proportional Representation.- The Consequences of Electoral Systems.- The Politics of Electoral System Design.- Electoral Systems and Electoral Institutions .- Electoral Systems and Stability.

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  • ISBN13: 9781403912312
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781403912312
  • weight: 379
  • ISBN10: 1403912319
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2011

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