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Title Embodying democracy : electoral system design in post-Communist Europe / Sarah Birch ... [and others]
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002

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Description xiii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Series One Europe or several?
One Europe or several?
Contents 1. Explaining the Design and Redesign of Electoral Systems -- 2. Poland: Experimenting with the Electoral System -- 3. Hungary: the Politics of Negotiated Design -- 4. The Czech and Slovak Republics: the Surprising Resilience of Proportional Representation -- 5. Romania: Stability without Consensus -- 6. Bulgaria: Engineering Legitimacy through Electoral System Design -- 7. Russia: the Limits of Electoral Engineering -- 8. Ukraine: the Struggle for Democratic Change -- 9. Conclusion: Embodying Democracy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Elections -- Europe, Eastern -- Case studies.
Representative government and representation -- Europe, Eastern -- Case studies.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Birch, Sarah, 1963-
LC no. 2002074843
ISBN 0333993608 hardback