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Mandates, Parties, and Voters How Elections Shape the Future by James H. Fowler, Oleg Smirnov
  

Mandates, Parties, and Voters How Elections Shape the Future

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Mandates, Parties, and Voters How Elections Shape the Future by James H. Fowler, Oleg Smirnov

Shows how the size of an election victory influences subsequent candidate behaviour, voter behaviour, and even the economy

Reviews

In this intriguing book, James Fowler and Oleg Smirnov propose a dynamic model of electoral competition in which 'mandates,
that is, margins of victory, play a central role

....This is an impressive study. The authors present an interesting blend of formal theory and inductive reasoning...There is little technical jargon and the presentation is simple and clear. The study is most impressive in its display of an amazing variety of methodological approaches...The message of the book is far from trivial.... In short, this is a thoughtful and provocative book.

-Perspectives on Politics


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Book Info

Publication date

28th April 2007

Author

James H. Fowler, Oleg Smirnov

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Publisher

Temple University Press,U.S.

Format

Paperback
216 pages

Categories

Central government
Elections & referenda

ISBN

9781592135950

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