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Presidents with prime ministers : do direct elections matter?

Author: Margit Tavits; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
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Tavits, Margit.
Presidents with prime ministers.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008031130
(OCoLC)235945879
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margit Tavits; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0191564702 9780191564703
OCLC Number: 318818294
Description: 1 online resource (x, 273 pages)
Contents: Introduction : rationale, questions, methods --
Direct elections or political opportunities? Explaining presidential activism --
The activism of indirectly and directly elected presidents --
To elect or to select? --
The nature of presidential elections --
Decrease of political disillusionment and apathy? --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Margit Tavits.

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