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Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook
The Choice of Electoral System is one of the most important institutional decisions for any democracy. In almost all cases the choice of a particular electoral system has a profound effect on theExpand
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Political Engineering and Party Politics in Conflict-Prone Societies
Comparative scholarship suggests that democracy in ethnically-diverse societies is likely to be fostered by the development of broad-based, aggregative, and multi-ethnic political parties, ratherExpand
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The International Idea Handbook of Electoral System Design
This is an easy-to-use guide describing the world of electoral systems and what factors to consider when modifying or designing an electoral system. Created for policy-makers, politicians andExpand
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Democracy in Divided Societies: Electoral Engineering for Conflict Management
The question of whether, and how, democracy can survive in divided societies has long been a source of controversy in political science. Some of the greatest political thinkers have argued thatExpand
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Disaster and Human History: Case Studies in Nature, Society and Catastrophe
Natural disasters have played an integral role in human history. Volcanic eruptions have been credited with the fall of civilizations, pandemic diseases have affected multiple generations, andExpand
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Electoral Systems and Party Systems
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Democracy and Deep-Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators
The nature of violent conflict in the world has changed in recent decades, both in its actual subject-matter and in the form of its expression. One of the most dramatic changes has been the trendExpand
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Post-war elections: Uncertain turning points of transition
Elections held as part of a peace deal following a violent conflict highlight several crucial dilemmas of democratization in post-war societies. Such ‘post-conflict elections’ are now a feature ofExpand
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The alternative vote and ethnic accommodation: New evidence from Papua New Guinea
Examination of Papua New Guinea's three elections held under the alternative vote (AV) support Donald Horowitz's theory that the AV will encourage moderation in ethnically-divided societies.
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