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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


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


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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