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.