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This book gives a full account of past experience, present structures and processes, and probable developments, of the voters- party-electoral systems nexus in...

"...This book gives a full account of past experience, present structures and processes, and probable developments, of the voters- party-electoral systems nexus in.... This book gives a full account of past experience, present structures and processes, and probable developments, of the voters- party-electoral systems nexus in twenty-one advanced Western democracies. The analysis is based on an original 1945-2007 comparative data set including all relevant political and institutional variables.. "T..."

By Adriano Pappalardo and Gianfranco Baldini

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The 2008 US presidential election was a ‘global event.’ Across the world, countries felt they had a major stake in this election. This study investigates the...

"...The 2008 US presidential election was a ‘global event.’ Across the world, countries felt they had a major stake in this election. This study investigates the.... The 2008 US presidential election was a ‘global event.’ Across the world, countries felt they had a major stake in this election. This study investigates the perception of the candidates, the issues, and the importance of the 2008 election from abroad. It does so by looking at selected countries in detail. What emerges are not only sig..."

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Elections and Voters

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,...

"...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,.... 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 ..."

By Cees van der Eijk and Mark Franklin

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Electoral Systems

A Comparative Introduction

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...

"...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.... 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.. Reviews of the first edition "David Farrell concisely describes---a..."

David M. Farrell

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An exploration of whether politicians are perceived to keep their election promises. While scholars claim that parties act on most of their election promises,...

"...An exploration of whether politicians are perceived to keep their election promises. While scholars claim that parties act on most of their election promises,.... An exploration of whether politicians are perceived to keep their election promises. While scholars claim that parties act on most of their election promises, citizens hold the opposite view. This 'Pledge Puzzle' guides Naurin in her analysis of the often referred to but not empirically investigated, 'conventional wisdom' about electi..."

Elin Naurin

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The Election of Barack Obama

How He Won

This book examines the historical election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president from the perspective of racial relations. To trace the...

Baodong Liu

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The 2008 Presidential Elections

A Story in Four Acts

The election of Barack Obama as 44th President of the United States fundamentally changed America’s relationship with the outside world, and Europe in...

By Erik Jones and Salvatore Vassallo

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