Political Parties and Elections: Legislating for Representative Democracy
Political Parties and Elections presents a comparative analysis of the ways in which advanced industrial democracies - specifically the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand - seek to regulate the activities of political parties in electoral contests. Utilizing an interdisciplinary theoretical framework, author Anika Gauja surveys electoral law and ancillary legislation to analyze the case law that guides the interpretation of this legislation.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
advertising Amendment argues Australia Australian Electoral Commission Australian Labor Party Biezen branch stacking broadcasting Broadcasting Act 1989 Canada Attorney Canada Elections Act Canadian candidate selection contests cent Chapter citizens Committee Commonwealth Electoral Act competition concerning constitutional contributions debate decision donations election campaigns election expenses Electoral Act 1993 electoral contest electoral law electoral process Electoral Reform electoral system example expenditure Figueroa Forcese and Freeman freedom functions gatekeeper provisions Gauja Geddis independent individual interests internal intra-party judicial Justice Labour Party legal regulation legislative legislature liberal democracies limits major party membership National Party nomination normative Parliament parliamentary participation party law party members party organization party registration party system party's political parties potential primary Proposition 198 public funding recognition referendum registered parties regulation of political regulatory representation representative democracy requirements role rules significant Supreme Court threshold United Kingdom voluntary associations vote voters Zealand