LeDuc, Lawrence, Richard G Niemi, and Pippa Norris, eds. Comparing Democracies: Elections and Voting in a Changing World, 4th Edition. Sage, 2014.
Earlier editions of Comparing Democracies represented essential guides to the global study of elections. Reflecting recent developments in the field, this timely fourth edition gives an indispensable state-of-the art review of the whole field from the world's leading international scholars. With a completely new thematic introduction which explores electoral autocracies. New and updated chapters provide a theoretical and comparative understanding of the major topics related to elections and introduces important work on key new areas. Comparing Democracies, fourth edition will remain a must-read for students and lecturers of elections and voting behaviour, comparative politics, parties, and democracy.