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Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann


Gives a comprehensive overview of national elections and referendums in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caucasus, and South Asia. For all relevant states, the legal provisions on suffrage as well as parliamentary and presidential electoral systems are analysed in both a historical and a comparative manner. Investigates the effects of elections and electoral systems on the development of the political regimes. The concluding section summarizes the context‐specific availability and reliability of official electoral statistics. The appendix presents the basic features of the parliamentary e ... More

Keywords: Caucasus, Central Asia, elections, electoral statistics, electoral systems, Middle East, parliamentary elections, presidential elections, referendums, South Asia, suffrage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199249589
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019924958X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dieter Nohlen, editor
Professor of Political Science, University of Heidelberg

Florian Grotz, editor
Assistant Professor, European Centre of Comparative Government and Public Policy, Berlin
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Christof Hartmann, editor
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr University of Bochum
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