Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

By Christopher J. Anderson; Andre Blais et al. | Go to book overview

About the Authors

Christopher J. Anderson is Professor of Political Science in the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. His research has been published in the leading journals of political science, including the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Politics, and Political Studies. Author of books and edited volumes on political economy and political behavior in comparative perspective, Anderson is also the winner of the American Political Science Association's Heinz Eulau Award for the best article published in the American Political Science Review and the recipient of the Emerging Scholar Award given by the APSA Organized Section on Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior to the top young scholar in the field.

André Blais is Professor in the Department of Political Science at the Université de Montreal, a research fellow with the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative (CIREQ), and holds a Canada Research Chair in Electoral Studies. His research interests are voting and elections, electoral systems, public opinion, and research methodology. Professor Blais also is the principal coinvestigator of the Canadian Election Study. He has published more than 100 articles in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Political Studies, European Journal of Political Science, Revue française de science politique, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Public Opinion Quarterly, Electoral Studies, Political Behavior, Party Politics, and Quality and Quantity. His most recent books are: Establishing the Rules of the Game: Election Laws in Democracies (University of Toronto Press, 2004, with Louis Massicotte and Antoine Yoshinaka), Anatomy of a Liberal Victory: Making Sense of the Vote in the 2000 Canadian Election (Broadview Press, 2002, with Elisabeth Gidengil, Richard Nadeau and Neil Nevitte), and To Vote Or Not To Vote? The Merits and Limits of Rational Choice Theory (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000).

Shaun Bowler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside. Professor Bowler's research interests include comparative electoral systems and voting behavior. His work examines the relationship between institutional arrangements and voter choice in a variety of settings ranging from

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Table of contents

  • Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • List of Figures viii
  • List of Tables ix
  • About the Authors xi
  • Part I the Winner-Loser Gap 15
  • Part II Understanding Differences in Losers' Consent 71
  • Appendix: Data Sources and Survey Items 195
  • References 200
  • Index 213
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