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

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

Label
Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions
Title
Elections as instruments of democracy
Title remainder
majoritarian and proportional visions
Statement of responsibility
G. Bingham Powell, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powell, G. Bingham
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1001
LC item number
.P674 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elections
  • Democracy
  • Representative government and representation
  • Majorities
  • Proportional representation
  • Democratie
  • Eleições (processo político)
  • Kiesstelsels
  • Majorité (droit constitutionnel)
  • Représentation politique
  • Représentation proportionnelle
  • Système électoral
  • Verkiezingen
  • Élections
  • Démocratie
  • Gouvernement représentatif
  • Majorité (Droit constitutionnel)
  • Représentation professionnelle
  • Democracy
  • Elections
  • Majorities
  • Proportional representation
  • Representative government and representation
  • Verkiezingen
  • Democratie
  • Kiesstelsels
  • Eleições (processo político)
  • Système électoral
  • Représentation politique
  • Démocratie
  • Majorité (droit constitutionnel)
  • Représentation proportionnelle
  • Elections
  • Wahl
  • Demokratie
Label
Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions, G. Bingham Powell, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-292) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780300080155
Lccn
99059159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42960488
  • (OCoLC)ocm42960488
Label
Elections as instruments of democracy : majoritarian and proportional visions, G. Bingham Powell, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-292) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 298 pages
Isbn
9780300080155
Lccn
99059159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42960488
  • (OCoLC)ocm42960488

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