Elections in the Americas A Data Handbook Volume 1: North America, Central America, and the…

Hardcover | April 14, 2005

EditorDieter Nohlen

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This two-volume work continues the series of election data handbooks published by OUP. It presents a first-ever compendium of electoral data for all 35 countries in the Americas since the introduction of universal male suffrage. Following the overall structure of the series, an initialcomparative introduction on elections and electoral systems is followed by chapters on each country. Written by knowledgeable and renowned scholars, the contributions examine the evolution of constitutional and electoral arrangements and provide systematic surveys of the up-to-date electoralprovisions and electoral rules. These widely differing rules exert considerable influence on party systems and political processes. Exhaustive statistics on all national elections and referendums are given in each chapter. Together with the other books of this series, Elections in the Americas is ahighly reliable resource for historical and cross-national comparisons of elections and electoral systems worldwide.

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This two-volume work continues the series of election data handbooks published by OUP. It presents a first-ever compendium of electoral data for all 35 countries in the Americas since the introduction of universal male suffrage. Following the overall structure of the series, an initialcomparative introduction on elections and electoral...

Dieter Nohlen is at Professor of Political Science, University of Heidelberg.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.79 inPublished:April 14, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. D. Nohlen: Elections and Electoral Systems in the Americas2. B. Hillebrands and J. Schwehm: Antigua and Barbuda3. B. Hillebrands and J. Schwehm: Bahamas4. B. Hillebrands and K. Falk: Barbados5. B. Hillebrands and R. Ortiz Ortiz: Belize6. R. Lindner and R.-O. Schultze: Canada7. D. Zovatto: Costa Rica8. J. Suter and D. Nohlen: Cuba9. M. Caton Schlesiger: Dominica10. J. Brea Franco: Dominican Republic11. M. Krennerich: El Salvador12. C. Baukhage and B. Hillebrands: Grenada13. P. Bendel and M. Kennerich: Guatemala14. M. Trefs: Guyana15. F. Ulloa: Haiti16. A. Somoza: Honduras17. A. M. Wust: Jamaica18. D. Nohlen: Mexico19. M. Krennerich: Nicaragua20. P. Bendel, M. Krennerich, C. Zilla: Panama21. D. Nohlen: Puero Rico22. B. Hillebrands and J. Schwehm: Saint Kitts and Nevis23. B. Hillebrands and D. Nohlen: Saint Lucia24. B. Hillebrands and M. Trefs: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines25. P. Stover: Suriname26. M. Caton Schlesiger: Trinidad and Tobago27. R. Lindner and R.-O.Schultze: United States of AmericaGlossary