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Democracy within parties : candidate selection methods and their political consequences / Reuven Y. Hazan and Gideon Rahat.

by Hazan, Reuven Y; Rahat, Gideon; European Consortium for Political Research.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Comparative politics (Oxford University Press): Publisher: New York, N. Y. : Oxford University Press, c2010Description: vii, 212 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780199572540.Subject(s): Political parties | Political candidates -- Selection and appointmentDDC classification: 324.2 H428
Contents:
What is candidate selection and why is it important for understanding politics? -- Candidate selection methods : a framework for analysis. Candidacy ; The selectorate ; Decentralization ; Appointment and voting systems -- The political consequences of candidate selection methods. Participation ; Representation ; Competition ; Responsiveness ; Candidate selection, political parties, and democracy.

Fall 2011 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-199) and indexes.

What is candidate selection and why is it important for understanding politics? -- Candidate selection methods : a framework for analysis. Candidacy ; The selectorate ; Decentralization ; Appointment and voting systems -- The political consequences of candidate selection methods. Participation ; Representation ; Competition ; Responsiveness ; Candidate selection, political parties, and democracy.

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