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Parties and Elections in New European Democracies

ISBN-10: 0955820324

ISBN-13: 9780955820328

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Richard Rose, Neil Munro

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List price: $46.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: ECPR Press
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Richard Rose is Professor of Inclusive Education and Director of the Centre for Education and Research, University of Northampton. He has previously held teaching posts in several parts of the UK including a time as headteacher. Richard has researched and published extensively in the area of special and inclusive education both in the UK and internationally. He is Director of Project IRIS, a longitudinal study of special needs provision in the Republic of Ireland. Richard works regularly in India and has also conducted research and consultancy in several other countriesnbsp; including Georgia, Malaysia, Singapore, China and Estonia.

Preface: Understanding Elections
The Framework of Competition
Elite Supply and Mass Response: An Interactive Model
Democratization Backwards-and in a Hurry
Understanding Election Outcomes
Electoral Systems Compared
Electing Representatives
Effects of Electoral Systems
Parties Without Civil Society
A Big Supply of Parties
Competition Along Multiple Dimensions
Voters Without Trust
A Legacy of Distrust
Political Values Without Parties
Competition Without Institutionalization
Institutionalization in Theory
Stable Election Laws
Floating Systems of Parties
Institutionalizing an Incomplete Democracy
References
National Election Results
Conventions in Reporting Results
Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic
Slovakia
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Poland
Romania
Slovenia
Russia
Tables and Figures
From first free election to European Union entry
Interactive model of election outcomes
Characteristics of electoral systems
Influences on turnout
Proportionality between votes and seats
Influences on proportionality
Number of parties by country since 1990
Average number of parties in an election
Distrust in parties high
No party the most popular choice
Political outlooks of the electorate
Few parties show stamina to persist since 1990
Volatility of vote: founding and latest elections
Supply-side actions chief cause of volatility
Getting rid of elections unlikely
Bulgarian Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1992-2006
Votes for the Narodno Sobranie
Percentage of Votes for the Narodno Sobranie
Number of Seats in the Narodno Sobranie
Percentage of Seats in the Narodno Sobranie
Czechoslovak Political Parties, 1990-1992
Votes for the Sn?movna Lidu
Percentage of Votes for the Sn?movna Lidu
Number of Seats in the Sn?movna Lidu
Percentage of Seats in the Sn?movna Lidu
Czech Political Parties
Votes for the Narodn� Rada 1990-1992 and Poslaneck� Sn?movna 1996
Percentage of Votes for the Narodn� Rada 1990-1992 and Poslaneck� Sn?movna 1996
Seats in the Narodn� Rada 1990-1992 and Poslaneck� Sn?movna 1996-
Percentage of Seats in the Narodn� Rada 1990-1992 and Poslaneck� Sn?movna 1996
Slovak Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1999, 2004
Votes for the N�rodn� Rada
Percentage of Votes for the N�rodn� Rada
Seats in the N�rodn� Rada
Percentage of Seats in the N�rodn� Rada
Estonian Political Parties
Presidential Vote: 1992
Votes for the Riigikogu
Percentage of Votes for the Riigikogu
Number of Seals in the Riigikogu
Percentage of Seats in the Riigikogu
Hungarian Election: 4 November 1945
Hungarian Political Parties
Votes for the Orsz�ggy�l�s
Percentage of Votes for the Orsz�ggy�l�s
Number of Seats in the Orsz�ggy�l�s
Percentage of Seats in the Orsz�ggy�l�s
Latvian Political Parties
Votes for the Saeima
Percentage of Votes for the Saeima
Number of Seats in the Saeima
Percentage of Seats in the Saeima
Lithuanian Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1993-2004
Votes for the Seimas
Percentage of Votes for the Seimas
Number of Seats in the Seimas
Percentage of Seats in the Seimas
Polish Constitutional Referendum, 25 May 1997
Polish Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1990-2005
Votes for the Sejm
Percentage of Votes for the Sejm
Number of Seats in the Sejm
Percentage of Seats in the Sejm
Romanian Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1990-2004
Votes for the Camera Deputatilor
Percentage of Votes for the Camera Deputatilor
Number of Seats in the Camera Deputatilor
Percentage of Seats in the Camera Deputatilor
Slovenian Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1990-2007
Votes for the Dr�avni Zbor
Percentage of Votes for the Dr�avni Zbor
Number of Seats in the Dr�avni Zbor
Percentage of Seats in the Dr�avni Zbor
RSFSR Presidential Vote: 12 June 1991
Vote on Russian Constitution: 12 December 1993
Disproportionality in Duma Votes and Seats
Russian Political Parties
Presidential Votes: 1996-2008
List Votes for the Duma
Votes in Single-Member Districts for the Duma
Number of Seats in the Duma
Percentage of Seats in the Duma