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Political, electoral, and spatial systems

R. J. Johnston

Political, electoral, and spatial systems

an essay in political geography

by R. J. Johnston

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political geography,
  • Local government,
  • Welfare state,
  • Spatial systems

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. J. Johnston.
    SeriesContemporary problems in geography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC319 .J64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4739660M
    ISBN 100198740719, 0198740727
    LC Control Number78040648

      The question of whether Western party systems were becoming more unstable and electorates more volatile had already become central to the study of modern European by the end of the s. Much of the literature at the time stressed how Western Europe was experiencing a phase of party breakdown, dealignment and decay, and how traditional mass politics was in the process of .   Vol Issue 3 (Special Issue on Spatial Methods in Political Science) Summer , pp. The Electoral Geography of Weimar Germany: Exploratory Spatial Data Analyses (ESDA) of Protestant Support for the Nazi PartyCited by:

    Electoral systems matter. They are a crucial link in the chain connecting the preferences of citizens to the policy choices made by governments. They are chosen by political actors and, once in existence, have political consequences for those actors/5. The European ElectoralSysterns Handbook describesthe systems in force in the nine member countries at the time of the first elections to the European Parliament, while R. J. Johnston’s Political, Electoral and Spatial Systems is the work of a geographer whose preoccupation with electoral arrangements can be taken as symptomatic of a general tendency.

    Fig. 1 presents the estimated spatial map. The map superimposes the estimated candidate and party locations on the density of voter ideal points. 6 The standard deviation of the estimated voter ideal points on the recovered axis is and the median voter ideal point, X med, is slightly to the left of the origin at position −The statistic ρ reported with the map is the correlation Cited by: Pre-edit copy of book review published in Slovo 16(2) Sarah Birch, Electoral Systems and Political Transformation in Post-Communist Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, , ISBN , (hbk) £, xii + pp. Electoral Systems and Political Transformation in Post-Communist Europe is the second of two volumes dealing with electoral systems in post-communist states produced within.


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Political, Electoral, and Spatial Systems: An Essay in Political Geography (Contemporary problems in geography)Cited by: The book concentrates on the real world 'politics' as well as the 'political science' of electoral systems. The book will be of interest to those concerned with the practical political business of electoral reform.4/5(1).

Electoral Systems and Political Context illustrates how political and social context conditions the effects of electoral rules.

The book examines electoral behavior and outcomes in countries that use "mixed-member" electoral systems - where voters cast one ballot for a party list under proportional representation (PR) and one for a candidate in a single member district (SMD).Cited by: item 1 Political, Electoral and Spatial Systems by R.

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May show some signs of use or wear. Will include. Electoral systems are the central political institution in representative democracies. They convert votes into seats and structure the choices facing voters.

They also affect the behaviour of political parties, individual MPs, and candidates. This book looks at three kinds of g: spatial systems.

Electoral Systems and Political Context illustrates how political and social context conditions the effects of electoral rules. The book examines electoral behavior and outcomes in countries and spatial systems book use 'mixed-member' electoral systems – where voters cast one ballot for a party list under proportional representation (PR) and one for a candidate in a single member district (SMD).Cited by:   The book concentrates on the real world 'politics', as well as the 'political science' of electoral systems.

The book will be of interest to those concerned with the practical political business of electoral reform. The book contains a wealth of evidence about the performance of various kinds of proportional representation and of non-PR systems.

These issues are raised in the context of political research in a number of advanced industrial countries including Britain, Italy and the United States.; The book is accessible, interdisciplinary and comparative in its approach to the spatial and contextual analysis of political phenomena.

This book analyses the main electoral systems of modern democracies, and places them in their institutional and historical context. A distinguished group of contributors provide interpretations of the electoral systems of the EEC countries and Japan, and assess how different electoral systems affect the political practice of each country.

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Electoral systems matter. They are a crucial link in the chain connecting the preferences of citizens to the policy choices made by governments. They are chosen by political actors and, once in existence, have political consequences for those actors.

They are an important object of study for anyone interested in the political process. This book is a systematic analysis of electoral systems. Originally published inDemocracy and Elections analyses the main electoral systems of modern democracies, and places them in their institutional and historical context.

A distinguished group of contributors provide interpretations of the electoral systems of the EEC countries and Japan, and assess the ways in which different electoral systems affect the political practice of each country.

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Electoral Studies ( 5). 4.' 7, 3 The Field of Electoral Systems Research: A Critical Survey AREND LljPHART* Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CAUSA The purpose of this article is to survey and evaluate the development and the current state of the field of electoral systems by: Book description Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections addresses two core issues related to the foundations of democratic governance: how the political views of Americans are structured and how citizens' voting decisions relate to their ideological proximity to the by: Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organisation of Elections By Peter Taylor and Graham Gudgin Its re-publication makes this classic piece of spatial (political) science available to contemporary audiences, for whom it is as relevant as when the book first appeared in.

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It contributes to the empirical spatial theory debate on electoral systems and spatial strategies by empirically testing whether majoritarian and proportional systems produce systematic differences in party and candidate by: analysis of voting pa tt erns, electoral systems, redistricting or pedagogic issues.

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