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The Israeli Mixed Electoral System: Unexpected Reciprocal and Cumulative Consequences

Reuven Y. Hazan

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This analyzes the consequences of the Israeli version of a mixed electoral system, in which a majoritarian method of electing the head of the executive branch was grafted onto an extremely ... More


Party Identity and Issue Preferences in the 1998 Election

Tracy L. Osborn

in How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 offers the first of three empirical tests of party effects, particularly party identity. It examines state legislators’ policy preferences in 42 states in the 1998 election period (before ... More


Reunification and Fashioning a New Political Order: From 1997 to 2009

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0029
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the period from 1997 to 2009—the sixth phase, as well as the start of the seventh phase. It specifically offers a substantive discussion about the merits of the Chinese Communist ... More


Candidate Quality

Michael G. Miller

in Subsidizing Democracy: How Public Funding Changes Elections and How It Can Work in the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452277
eISBN:
9780801469527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452277.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the interplay of public funding, competition, and candidate “quality” in state legislative elections. In particular it explores the potential for gauging candidate quality and ... More


Under Two Sieges

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the major political events in Paris, France, after Victor Considerant returned to his homeland in September 1869. It explains that the opposition candidates won in the general ... More


Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

Kees Aarts, André Blais, and Hermann Schmitt (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199259007
eISBN:
9780191803406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199259007.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Outcomes of legislative elections are typically reported in terms of party support: how many votes and seats were obtained by each party? But in fact voters are faced with three choices which must be ... More


Noninclusive Settlements and Democracy’s Long Haul in Comparative Perspective

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the aftermath of Hamas’ 2006 legislative election victory. It argues that the developments that transpired were not simply the result of the international embargo and Western ... More


“New Middle East”, “Cedar Revolution”: Imperilled Gains (2000–2006)

Aurélie Daher

in Hezbollah: Mobilization and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190495893
eISBN:
9780190943004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495893.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter looks into the years that follow the Liberation of 2000, and the political redistribution of power after the Syrian withdrawal of 2005. The abductions of Israeli soldiers by the IRL and ... More


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