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Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann

Abstract

Gives a comprehensive overview of national elections and referendums in South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific. 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 electoral syst ... More

Keywords: East Asia, elections, electoral statistics, electoral systems, parliamentary elections, presidential elections, referendums, South East Asia, South Pacific, suffrage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199249596
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199249598.001.0001

Authors

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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Contents

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Elections and Electoral Systems in Asia and the Pacific

by Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann*

South East Asia

Brunei

by Florian Grotz

Cambodia

by Christof Hartmann*

Indonesia

by Jürgen Rüland *

Laos

by Christof Hartmann

Malaysia

by Kevin YL Tan*

Philippines

by Christof Hartmann, Graham Hassall, and Soliman M. Santos Jr.*

Singapore

by Hans Christoph Rieger*

Thailand

by Michael H. Nelson*

Vietnam

by Christof Hartmann

East Asia

Japan

by Axel Klein*

Mongolia

by Peter M. Gluchowski and Florian Grotz*

Taiwan (Republic of China)

by Marianne Rinza*

The South Pacific

Australia

by Colin A. Hughes

Cook Islands

by Graham Hassall*

Federated States of Micronesia

by Alexander Somoza

Fiji Islands

by Christof Hartmann*

Kiribati

by Alexander Somoza

Marshall Islands

by Philip Stöver*

Nauru

by Benjamin Reilly and Maria Gratschew*

New Zealand

by Nigel S. Roberts

Palau

by Donald R. Shuster

Papua New Guinea

by Benjamin Reilly

Samoa

by Asofou So'o

Solomon Islands

by Jeffrey S. Steeves

Tonga

by Ian C. Campbell

Tuvalu

by Alexander Somoza

Vanuatu

by Philip Stöver*

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