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Choosing an Electoral System 1

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the third of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book, and deals with the theoretical ... More


The Nonpersonalization of Voting Behavior in Germany

Frank Brettschneider and Oscar W. Gabriel

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The federal elections of 1998 were the first time in Germany that notions of personalization and presidentialization were discussed during an election; before that German voters chose, at least ... More


The Leadership Factor in the Russian Presidential Election of 1996

Timothy J. Colton

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are good reasons to suppose that electoral politics will be more leadership driven in a democratizing or semi–democratic nation than in older democratic polities possessing entrenched party ... More


Parties and Governments

Richard S. Katz

in Democracy and Elections

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the influence of an electoral system on political parties and governments. It analyses the influence of the types of an electoral system on the number of parties, the range of ... More


The Nature of Electoral Choice

Richard S. Katz

in Democracy and Elections

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the nature of electoral choice and the issues surrounding the conduct and regulation of elections. It analyses the nature of the choice afforded to the voters and evaluates who ... More


Choosing Where to Focus

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the analysis from the previous chapter to the second dimension of advocacy and election: venue choice. This second half of the reflective electoral representation theory argues ... More


A Model of Immigrant-Serving Engagement

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter articulates a new model of electoral engagement for immigrant-serving nonprofits. In the political and financial landscape leading up to the 2012 election, nonprofits faced opportunities ... More


Electoral System Personalization in the Origins of Europe’s Electoral Systems

Alan Renwick and Jean-Benoit Pilet

in Faces on the Ballot: The Personalization of Electoral Systems in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199685042
eISBN:
9780191765346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685042.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins the book’s detailed qualitative analysis of processes of electoral reform in European democracies. Specifically, it analyses the origins of Europe’s electoral systems, looking at ... More


Electoral Ergonomics

Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison

in Inside the Mind of a Voter: A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691182896
eISBN:
9780691202013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182896.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on electoral ergonomics, defined as the interface between every aspect of electoral organization and the psychology of the voters. It argues that every small detail in the ... More


Citizens as voters

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers theories of electoral choice in an attempt to explain why people vote and what determines their preferences; the chapter considers also the influence of the mass media. What ... More


Voter Fragmentation and the Differentiation of Vote Functions*

Jan Eric Blumenstiel

in Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The assumption that all voters have identical voting calculi had been standard in electoral choice for a long time. However, scholars have increasingly challenged the homogeneity assumption recently. ... More


The Voters’ Choice: The Question of Candidatures

Malcolm Crook

in How the French Learned to Vote: A History of Electoral Practice in France

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192894786
eISBN:
9780191915659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894786.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Designated candidates seeking office play a central role in elections today, so it is a surprise to discover that in the past voters were free to name whom they wished on their ballot papers. In ... More


Conclusion: Whither Dalit Politics?

Amit Ahuja

in Mobilizing the Marginalized: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190916428
eISBN:
9780190916466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916428.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the key arguments related to the mobilization of the marginalized. It considers how the experience of Dalit mobilization informs a larger research agenda on democratic ... More


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