Democracy, Parliament and Electoral Systems

Democracy, Parliament and Electoral Systems

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An international study of the many flavours of democracy

McMillan Palgrave
This book examines the importance of democracy as a system of government. Exploring various forms of democratic government throughout the world, the essays assess how democracy works in theory and in practice.

Chapters cover how to improve democracy using case studies from the Caribbean and Spain, how to make parliaments more effective through technology and the structure of parliamentary bodies. the comparative benefits of different electoral systems.

The contributors also examine problems thrown up by various recent elections including the American election in 2000, Sri Lanka, Poland and various African experiences.

Publisher: London ; Sterling. Va. : Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in association with Pluto Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781849642200
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 162 pages)


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