Über den Autor
David M. Farrell
The Study of Electoral Systems.- The Single Member Plurality System and its Cousins.- Majority Electoral Systems: Two-Round Systems and the Alternative Vote.- The List Systems of Proportional Representation.- Mixed-Member Systems.- The Single Transferable Vote System of Proportional Representation.- The Consequences of Electoral Systems.- The Politics of Electoral System Design.- Electoral Systems and Electoral Institutions .- Electoral Systems and Stability.
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.
This fully updated book provides a rigorous examination of the key electoral systems used across the world, and analyses their strengths, weaknesses and impact on politics