Wrestling with democracy : voting systems as politics in the twentieth-century West /

"Though sharing broadly similar processes of economic and political development from the mid-to-late nineteenth century onward, western countries have diverged greatly in their choice of voting systems: most of Europe shifted to proportional voting around the First World War, while Anglo-Americ...

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Main Author: Pilon, Dennis, 1965-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2013.
Series:Studies in comparative political economy and public policy ; 39.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Contextualizing Democracy
  • Chapter 3: Prologue to the Democratic Era
  • Chapter 4: Facing the Democratic Challenge 1900-1918
  • Chapter 5: Struggling with Democracy 1919-39
  • Chapter 6: The Cold War Democratic Compromise 1940-1969
  • Chapter 7: The Neoliberal Democratic Realignment 1970-2000.