In a world of competitive and contested democratic elections, insuring the integrity of electoral conduct is critical. Evaluating Elections provides an overview of why the systematic analysis and reporting of election performance is important and how data-driven performance management can be used to give election officials tools they need to improve elections.
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Intended for students in political science and economics who have already taken a course in game theory, this text provides a unified and accessible survey of canonical and important new formal models of domestic politics.
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This book presents the rational choice theories of collective action and social choice, applying them to problems of public policy and social justice. Joe Oppenheimer has crafted a basic survey of, and pedagogic guide to, the findings of public choice theory for political scientists. He describes the problems of collective action, institutional structures, regime change, and political leadership.
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Approaching Democracy summarizes what researchers know about why countries become and remain democracies, and why they often do not. It also evaluates the various methods social scientists use to answer such questions. Michael Coppedge draws lessons that can be applied to any political phenomenon that is studied comparatively.
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Ideology and Spatial Voting in American Elections addresses two core issues related to the foundations of democratic governance: how the political views of Americans are structured and how citizens' voting decisions relate to their ideological proximity to the candidates in a given election. Focusing on testing the assumptions and implications of spatial voting theory, this book connects the theory with empirical analysis of voter preferences and behavior.
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