Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction

Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction

Electoral Systems: A Comparative Introduction


Electoral Systems examines the six principle types of electoral system currently in use in more than seventy of the world's democracies. A common format is adopted throughout, dealing with explanations of how the system operates and its effects on the political system.

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Reviews of the first edition
"David Farrell concisely describes---and dramatically illustrates with sample ballot papers--the variety of electoral systems across the world. His book will be an eye-opener for those unaware of the implications of alternative methods of voting. Students everywhere will learn much--about their own as well as other systems--from reading this book."
--Kenneth Janada, Northwestern University
"Farrell's skilful work of synthesis is the best available text on electoral systems."
--Adrian Blau, Political Studies Review

"By far the best book on the subject."
--Reuven Hazan, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

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'Farrell yet again delivers a master class . . . This book will sit easily on the bookshelves of seasoned electoral system academics, as well as those starting out on their electoral systems scholarly journey.' Fiona Buckley, Irish Political Studies 

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'David Farrell concisely describes - and dramatically illustrates with sample ballot papers - the...

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