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The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Thomas Poguntke and Paul Webb (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Shows that the politics of democratic societies is moving towards a presidentialized working mode, even in the absence of formal institutional changes. These developments can be explained by a ... More


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Judith G. Kelley

in Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152776
eISBN:
9781400842520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152776.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter discusses how international election monitoring has become the most prominent tool in the liberal effort to promote democracy and create a more stable and just world. After ... More


The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Brian K. Pinaire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Bush v. Gore brought to the public's attention the significance of election law and the United States Supreme Court's role in structuring the rules that govern how campaigns and elections function in ... More


What Is to Be Done?

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The evidence points to a range of enduring problems in American elections. However, most attempts to strengthen US elections involve piecemeal reforms, often worthwhile but technical in nature. What ... More


Article 16 of the Irish Constitution and judicial review of electoral processes

David Prendergast

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

David Prendergast’s chapter looks past the referendum cases to examine judicial development of Article 16, which provides for the composition of, and election to, Dáil Éireann, Ireland’s lower house ... More


Conceptual Confluence

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the outcomes and implications of “conceptual confluence,” or the phenomenon whereby two relatively autonomous lines of doctrine—electoral process and free speech law—have merged ... More


Introduction The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main theme—the nature and process of freedom of speech within the course of campaigns and elections, or what is referred to as the constitution of ... More


Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Pippa Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The flaws in the American electoral process have become increasingly apparent in recent years. The contemporary tipping point in public awareness occurred during the 2000 election count, and concern ... More


Measuring Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) to evaluate free and fair elections. EIP defines the idea of ... More


Conclusions and Recommendations

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter summarizes the core argument and the reforms recommended to advance free and fair elections at home and abroad. Considerable evidence suggests that problems in the American electoral ... More


Creating Popular Governments in Post-Conflict Situations: The Role of International Law

Matthew Saul

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores how the requirement of an electoral process found in Article 25 ICCPR relates to practice in post-conflict situations in general, and in post-conflict Sierra Leone in ... More


Parties and Electoral Institutions

Russell J. Dalton, David M. Farrell, and Ian McAllister

in Political Parties and Democratic Linkage: How Parties Organize Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199599356
eISBN:
9780191803550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199599356.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at the first of the five main forms of linkage between political parties and voters — ‘campaign linkage’, the stage that structures campaigns and elections. It assesses the extent ... More


Introduction

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the pervasive problems in the American electoral process. It then describes the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP). Established in 2012, the ... More


Comparing Electoral Integrity within and across States

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares cross-national and state-level evidence from expert and mass surveys to diagnose problems in American elections. When evaluating the integrity of elections, experts rated ... More


Challenges of Electoral Integrity during the 2016 US Elections

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes several major challenges observed during the 2016 US elections. Five issues pose growing risks to electoral legitimacy in the 2016 race: partisan polarization over electoral ... More


Gender Equality and Electoral Politics: The 2002–2003 National Elections

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the selection process made by the National Candidate Commission in order to provide a final candidate list for the national elections of 2002–2003. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Constituent Concepts

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on two concepts that figure most prominently in the constitution of electoral speech law: “electoral superintendence” and the “marketplace of ideas.” It shows that “electoral ... More


Politics as Usual: An Antiparliamentarism of the Left?

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines French domestic politics as viewed by the Canard. It shows that the paper wavered between two positions: the first was a “republicanism” located between the Socialist and ... More


Citizen engagement towards making democracy work

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores experiences and reflections of having engaged with citizens towards ensuring greater and responsible participation in the electoral processes before and during elections at ... More


How to Increase Participation

Tova Andrea Wang

in The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450853
eISBN:
9780801466038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450853.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The voter inclusion principle argues that vote suppression for partisan gain is virtually never legitimate, but increasing participation through legal and legislative maneuvers is legitimate and ... More


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