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National Electoral Choices in Rural Mexico 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes persistent exclusionary electoral practices, using quantitative indicators of access to the secret ballot in Mexico's 1994 presidential election in rural areas. While the ... More


Sovereign Leaders and the Decision to Invite Observers

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter evaluates why leaders began inviting election monitoring and why election observation spread throughout the world using a variety of empirical evidence, including government rhetoric ... More


Prospects for Reform

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The variety of strategies available, and the extent to which each of them is likely to be successful, is the topic of this chapter. The chapter starts with a conceptual overview of the different ways ... More


Signaling Democracy and the Norm of Internationally Observed Elections

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter sets out a theory on why international election observation became an international norm. It presents a stylized model of the interaction between governments seeking international ... More


Constrained Leaders and Changing International Expectations

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter first discusses the book's main argument, that states seeking international benefits can generate unintended yet consequential international norms. It then considers the ... More


Does Election Monitoring Matter?

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter shows that the presence of international observers correlates with several types of costs to incumbent leaders. It also demonstrates that international observers can have a direct ... More


Introduction

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to present a theory of international norm development that explores how states in the developing world respond to the preferences of ... More


The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Susan D. Hyde

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Why did election monitoring become an international norm? Why do pseudo-democrats invite international observers, even when they are likely to be caught manipulating elections? Is election ... More


Assessing Elections

Avery Davis-Roberts and David J. Carroll

in Advancing Electoral Integrity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter outline a conceptual framework for assessing election integrity based on international obligations. It provides a background and rationale for the framework and illustrates how the ... More


Domestic Monitors

Max Grömping

in Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the roles of domestic election observers who are monitoring contests in countries around the world where elections have been commonly undermined by malpractices such as ... More


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