The Resource Comparing electoral systems, David M. Farrell

Comparing electoral systems, David M. Farrell

Label
Comparing electoral systems
Title
Comparing electoral systems
Statement of responsibility
David M. Farrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Farrell, David M.
Dewey number
324.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JN956
LC item number
.F37 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary political studies
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  • Elections
  • Elections
  • Proportional representation
  • Proportional representation
Label
Comparing electoral systems, David M. Farrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. The Study of Electoral Systems. 1.1. Why study electoral systems? 1.2. Electoral laws and electoral systems. 1.3. Conflicting views on the meaning of 'representation'. 1.4. Built-in distortions to electoral systems -- 2. The First Past the Post Electoral System. 2.1. The British electoral system in practice. 2.2. Debates about electoral reform in the UK. 2.3. Does Britain need a new electoral system? 2.4. Does Britain want a new electoral system? 2.5. The electoral reform debate in other FPTP countries -- 3. Majoritarian Electoral Systems: Second Ballot and the Alternative Vote. 3.1. The second ballot system. 3.2. The alternative vote system. 3.3. Is the majoritarian electoral system appropriate for Britain? -- 4. The List Systems of Proportional Representation. 4.1. The ogins ̃of PR list systems. 4.2. Electoral formulae: largest remainders and highest averages. 4.3. District magnitude: constituency size and two-tier districting. 4.4. Ballot structure: closed and open lists
  • 4.5. The operation of two list systems -- 5. The Two-Vote System of Proportional Representation. 5.1. The operation of Germany's two-vote system. 5.2. Proportionality, parties and politics in Germany. 5.3. Other two-vote systems. 5.4. Testing the two-vote system on British voters -- 6. The Single Transferable Vote System of Proportional Representation. 6.1. STV in Ireland. 6.2. How STV works. 6.3. The consequences of STV for the political system. 6.4. Is STV an appropriate system for Britain? -- 7. The Political Consequences of Electoral Systems. 7.1. Proportionality profiles of different electoral systems. 7.2. Electoral systems and party systems. 7.3. The representation of women. 7.4. A possible trade-off: does greater proportionality imply greater instability? 7.5. The strategic effects of electoral systems. 7.6. The politics of electoral reform: a multitude of preferences
Extent
xiv, 191 p.
Isbn
9780134340777
Lccn
96026710
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u987349-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJV-9409
  • ltsw0147921
  • (OCoLC)34926891
Label
Comparing electoral systems, David M. Farrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. The Study of Electoral Systems. 1.1. Why study electoral systems? 1.2. Electoral laws and electoral systems. 1.3. Conflicting views on the meaning of 'representation'. 1.4. Built-in distortions to electoral systems -- 2. The First Past the Post Electoral System. 2.1. The British electoral system in practice. 2.2. Debates about electoral reform in the UK. 2.3. Does Britain need a new electoral system? 2.4. Does Britain want a new electoral system? 2.5. The electoral reform debate in other FPTP countries -- 3. Majoritarian Electoral Systems: Second Ballot and the Alternative Vote. 3.1. The second ballot system. 3.2. The alternative vote system. 3.3. Is the majoritarian electoral system appropriate for Britain? -- 4. The List Systems of Proportional Representation. 4.1. The ogins ̃of PR list systems. 4.2. Electoral formulae: largest remainders and highest averages. 4.3. District magnitude: constituency size and two-tier districting. 4.4. Ballot structure: closed and open lists
  • 4.5. The operation of two list systems -- 5. The Two-Vote System of Proportional Representation. 5.1. The operation of Germany's two-vote system. 5.2. Proportionality, parties and politics in Germany. 5.3. Other two-vote systems. 5.4. Testing the two-vote system on British voters -- 6. The Single Transferable Vote System of Proportional Representation. 6.1. STV in Ireland. 6.2. How STV works. 6.3. The consequences of STV for the political system. 6.4. Is STV an appropriate system for Britain? -- 7. The Political Consequences of Electoral Systems. 7.1. Proportionality profiles of different electoral systems. 7.2. Electoral systems and party systems. 7.3. The representation of women. 7.4. A possible trade-off: does greater proportionality imply greater instability? 7.5. The strategic effects of electoral systems. 7.6. The politics of electoral reform: a multitude of preferences
Extent
xiv, 191 p.
Isbn
9780134340777
Lccn
96026710
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u987349-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AJV-9409
  • ltsw0147921
  • (OCoLC)34926891

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