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Establishing the Rules of the Game

Election Laws in Democracies

The authors point out sociological patterns and review normative and practical arguments for and against each set of rules, providing invaluable information for students of elections and democratic theory as well as election practicioners.

Author Information

BlaisAndré:

André Blais is Professor of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal.
MassicotteLouis:

Louis Massicotte is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at l'Université de Montréal.

YoshinakaAntoine:

Antoine Yoshinaka is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester.

Reviews

Arend Lijphart, Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego:

'This is an outstanding and highly informative study of crucial elements of election rules, especially impressive because it is so comprehensive (covering 63 democracies on all continents) and thoroughly systematic. An admirable contribution to the comparative literature on elections.'

Richard S. Katz, Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University:

'This is an outstanding and highly informative study of crucial elements of election rules, especially impressive because it is so comprehensive (covering 63 democracies on all continents) and thoroughly systematic. An admirable contribution to the comparative literature on elections.'

Norman Ruff, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria:

'This is an outstanding and highly informative study of crucial elements of election rules, especially impressive because it is so comprehensive (covering 63 democracies on all continents) and thoroughly systematic. An admirable contribution to the comparative literature on elections.'

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