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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


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