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Author Tavits, Margit.

Title Presidents with prime ministers : do direct elections matter? / Margit Tavits
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 273 pages) : illustrations
Summary Using both quantitative and qualitative empirical evidence from democratic systems across the world, this book shows that compared to indirect selection methods, direct elections do not yield more active and contentious presidents, do not polarise political elites or society, and do not remedy political apathy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Direct election -- Cross-cultural studies.
Presidents -- Election -- Cross-cultural studies.
Presidents -- Nomination -- Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191721007 ebook
019172100X ebook