CAN VOTERS BE EQUAL ? A CROSS-NATIONAL ANALYSIS * Part 1

@inproceedings{TKA2003CANVB,
  title={CAN VOTERS BE EQUAL ? A CROSS-NATIONAL ANALYSIS * Part 1},
  author={G{\'a}bor T{\'O}KA},
  year={2003}
}
  • Gábor TÓKA
  • Published 2003
The paper empirically tests the proposition that because of the unequal social distribution of politically relevant resources, some groups of citizens may be less successful in expressing their specifically political preferences in the vote than others. Hence, the electoral arena may give different people different degrees of political influence even when the formal equality of all citizens before the law is rigorously upheld in the electoral process. The first part of the paper explores the… CONTINUE READING

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