Elections, parties, democracy : conferring the median mandate

The authors combine traditional concerns about democracy with modern analytical methods to assess how contemporary democracies function. Their theory on the median mandate, the voice of the majority, which empowers the centre party, is tested with evidence from 21 democracies from 1950 through to 19...

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Main Author: McDonald, Michael D.
Other Authors: Budge, Ian
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
Series:Comparative politics / Comparative politics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The authors combine traditional concerns about democracy with modern analytical methods to assess how contemporary democracies function. Their theory on the median mandate, the voice of the majority, which empowers the centre party, is tested with evidence from 21 democracies from 1950 through to 1995
Physical Description:xiv, 257 p. ill
ISBN:9780191603327
0191603325