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Governing under proportional representation

lessons from Europe

by Jonathan Boston

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies in Wellington [N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Scandinavia,
  • Ireland,
  • New Zealand.,
  • Scandinavia.,
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Proportional representation -- New Zealand.,
    • Proportional representation -- Scandinavia.,
    • Proportional representation -- Ireland.,
    • New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 1972-,
    • Scandinavia -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-171).

      StatementJonathan Boston.
      ContributionsVictoria University of Wellington. Institute of Policy Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJF1071 .B67 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 171 p. ;
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL110244M
      ISBN 10090893534X
      LC Control Number99229683

        Tracing the transition of a democracy as it moves in between electoral systems, this book details the current and past public opinion surrounding New Zealand's election. As a result of the second election under the Mixed-Member Proportional Pages: Proportional representation is a system of voting in which each political party is represented in a legislature or parliament in proportion to the number of people who vote for it in an election. COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary.

      change. This little book of Mr. Humphreys is just what they desire. The author has no doubt about his conclusions, but he goes fairly and with quite sufficient fulness through the main branches of the controversy over proportional representation, and he explains the working of an election under the system we must now regard as the one most. Proportional representation characterizes electoral systems. The divisions in an electoral system (such as political or regional) are reflected proportionately in an elected body. Asked in History.

      First, proportional representation is often regarded fair in normative terms as each group’s representation in the legislature is proportional to its by: b. Proposed a system of government with a bicameral legislature, equal representation in the Senate, and proportional representation in the House c. Proposed a system of government that maintained a confederation with a unicameral legislature with equal representation for each .


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