The Limits of Electoral Engineering in Divided Societies: Elections in Postwar Lebanon

@article{Salloukh2006TheLO,
  title={The Limits of Electoral Engineering in Divided Societies: Elections in Postwar Lebanon},
  author={Bassel F. Salloukh},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Political Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={39},
  pages={635 - 655}
}
  • B. F. Salloukh
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Journal of Political Science
Abstract. Electoral engineering determines prospects for centripetal politics in postconflict societies. Lebanon's postwar elections have been contested by interethnic electoral alliances in multi-ethnic electoral districts. Interethnic coalitions, vote pooling and bargaining have structured the results of these elections, as have the electoral laws demarcating the boundaries of electoral districts. Democratization, peace building and ethnic harmony have been the main victims of these cross… Expand
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