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Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions, G. Bingham Powell, Jr

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Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions
Title
Elections as instruments of democracy
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majoritarian and proportional visions
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G. Bingham Powell, Jr
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Majoritarian and proportional visions
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eng
Summary
This text explores elections as instruments of democracy. Focusing on elections in 20 democracies over the last 25 years, it examines the differences between two visions of democracy - the majoritarian vision and the proportional influence vision
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non fiction
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Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions, G. Bingham Powell, Jr
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Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions, G. Bingham Powell, Jr
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt32bwg8
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-292) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Elections as instruments of democracy -- Constitutional designs as visions of majoritarian or proportional democracy -- Accountability: conditions for citizen control -- Conditions for mandates: identifiability and majority -- A vision of dispersed political power: authorized representation in policy making -- Testing the vision: responsiveness in selecting governments and policymakers -- Citizen preferences and party positions -- The majoritarian policy vision: decisive elections, governments, and the median citizen -- The proportional influence vision: representing the median citizen through a multistage process -- Overview of the elections as instruments of democracy
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1 online resource (xii, 298 pages)
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9780300143409
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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