Browsing SPS Theses by Subject "Representative government and representation"
Title:Changing the rules of the game : on the determinants and consequences of electoral reforms in contemporary democracies Author(s):RIERA, PedroDate:2013Citation:Florence : European University Institute, 2013Type of Publication:ThesisSeries/Report no.:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:As the "Short Twentieth Century" came to an end, more and more democracies seriously considered the possibility –often for the first time in their history- of changing their national electoral system. Since then, the total ...
Title:The Structuring Effect of Electoral Competition Author(s):WEBER, TillDate:2011Type of Publication:ThesisSeries/Report no.:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social SciencesAbstract:Democratic politics are structured by elections. Governments come and go, campaigns come and go, policies come and go, and so forth. In representative democracy, the mere existence of elections strongly alters the behavior ...
Title:The life and times of coalition governments : coalition maintenance by event management Author(s):MITCHELL, PaulDate:1996Citation:Florence, European University Institute, 1996Type of Publication:ThesisSeries/Report no.:EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences