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Political Science Elections

Duty and Choice

The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters

edited by Peter John Loewen & Daniel Rubenson

Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Jul 2019
Category
Elections, General, Comparative Politics, State & Provincial
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781442649248
    Publish Date
    Jul 2019
    List Price
    $98.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781442626645
    Publish Date
    Jul 2019
    List Price
    $44.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781442619807
    Publish Date
    Jul 2019
    List Price
    $44.95

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Devoted to exploring elections as the central act in a democracy, Duty and Choice: The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters is animated by a set of three overarching questions: Why do some citizens vote while others do not? How do voters decide to cast their ballots for one candidate and not another? How does the context in which citizens live influence the choices they make? Organized into three sections focused on turnout, vote choice, and electoral systems, the volume seeks to provide novel insights into the most pressing questions for scholars of vote choice and voting behaviour. In addition to featuring several prominent Canadian scholars, the collection includes chapters by leading scholars from the United States and Europe.

About the authors

Peter John Loewen is the Director of the School of Public Policy and Governance and an associate professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

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Daniel Rubenson is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University.

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