The Resource To keep or to change first past the post? : the politics of electoral reform, edited by André Blais

To keep or to change first past the post? : the politics of electoral reform, edited by André Blais

Label
To keep or to change first past the post? : the politics of electoral reform
Title
To keep or to change first past the post?
Title remainder
the politics of electoral reform
Statement of responsibility
edited by André Blais
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
First past the post is one of the oldest and simplest electoral systems. The logic is simple: the candidate with the most votes wins. It is the system in place in some of the oldest democracies, most especially the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as the largest democracy, India. This is also a system that is hotly debated, and proposals for reform are often advanced. This book addresses the following questions: What fosters or hinders reform of first past the post? When and why does reform emerge on the political agenda? Who proposes and who opposes reform? When and why do reform
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
324.63
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1051
LC item number
.T64 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
To keep or to change first past the post? : the politics of electoral reform, edited by André Blais
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-220) and index
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  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1. Inherent and Contingent Factors in Reform Initiation in Plurality Systems; 2. Electoral Reform in the UK: A Veto Player Analysis; 3. Election Reform and (the Lack of) Electoral System Change in the USA; 4. Electoral Reform in Canada; 5. When Citizens Choose to Reform SMP: The British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform; 6. Systemic Failure, Coordination, and Contingencies: Understanding Electoral System Change in New Zealand; Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
ocn269365724
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191715761
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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185324
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37545000
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)269365724
  • oso0191561568
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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