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Elections as instruments of democracy: majoritarian and proportional visions

Elections as instruments of democracy: majoritarian and proportional visions (Loan 19 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Powell, G. Bingham.
Title Statement
Elections as instruments of democracy: majoritarian and proportional visions / G. Bingham Powell, Jr.
Publication, Distribution, etc
New Haven, CT :   Yale University Press ,   c2000.  
Physical Medium
xii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0300080158 (cloth : alk. paper) 0300080166 (paper : alk. paper)
Content Notes
Elections as instruments of democracy -- Constitutional designs as visions of majoritarian or proportional democracy -- Accountability: conditions for citizen control -- Conditions for mandates: identifiability and majority -- A vision of dispersed political power: authorized representation in policy making -- Testing the vision: responsiveness in selecting governments and policymakers -- Citizen preferences and party positions -- The majoritarian policy vision: decisive elections, governments, and the median citizen -- The proportional influence vision: representing the median citizen through a multistage process -- Overview of the elections as instruments of democracy.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-292) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Elections. Democracy. Representative government and representation. Majorities. Proportional representation.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

List of Tables = ⅶ

List of Figures = ⅸ

Acknowledgments = xi

Part Ⅰ Citizens, Elections, and Policy Making

 1 Elections as Instruments of Democracy = 3

 2 Constitutional Designs as Visions of Majoritarian or Proportional Democracy = 20

Part Ⅱ Responsiveness : Connecting Votes, Governments,and Policymakers

 3 Accountability : Conditions for Citizen Control = 47

 4 Conditions for Mandates : Identifiability and Majority = 69

 5 A Vision of Dispersed Po1itical Power : Authorized Representation in Policy Making 89

  Appendix to Chapter 5. An Alternative Formulation for Minority Governments = 115

 6 Testing the Visions : Responsiveness in Selecting Governments and Policymakers = 122

Part Ⅲ Congruent Representation : Connecting Citizens' Preferences, Governments, and Policymakers

 7 Citizen Preferences and Party Positions = 159

 8 The Majoritarian Policy Vision : Decisive Elections, Governments, and the Median Citizen = 175

 9 The Proportional Influence Vision : Representing the Median Citizen Through a Multistage Process = 201

Part Ⅳ Conclusion

 10 Overview of Elections as Instruments of Democracy = 233

Notes = 255

References = 283

Subject Index = 293

Author Index = 297



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