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Published: 01 March 2022

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192847218

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Do Elections (Still) Matter?

Mandates, Institutions, and Policies in Western Europe

Emiliano Grossman and Isabelle Guinaudeau

  • Provides refreshing and innovative insights on a classic question in political science that has received tremendous attention in the history of political science - do elections matter?
  • Presents a new model of issue competition from electoral campaigns to policymaking, with important implications for mandate responsiveness and its institutional determinants
  • Sheds new light on debates on majoritarian and consensual visions of democracy
  • Provides a comprehensive study of electoral and policy issue agendas in five West European countries since 1980

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