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  • Voters' Vengeanceby Jack Vowles

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    The 1990 election in New Zealand produced the biggest landslide in 50 years, and Voters' Vengeance uses comprehensive survey research to explore why New Zealand voters reacted in this way. The answers to over 2000 questionnaires allow the sophisticated analysis of voter behaviour. The authors discuss the increasing volatility of New Zealand politics,... more...

  • Voters' Victory?by Jack Vowles

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    Voters' Victory completes a triad of studies charting New Zealand's shift to a new MMP electoral system. This volume is the story of the first MMP election in 1996 and asks the question: is MMP beginning to deliver what its advocates hoped? The research for the text used two different multi-stage panels and featured a post-election postal survey of... more...

  • Labour's Path to Political Independenceby Barry Gustafson

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Labour's Path to Political Independence remains the best introduction to the origins of one of New Zealand's two major political parties. Not only does it trace the birth of the Labour Party, but it sheds light on the political, economic and social history of New Zealand during the years 1900-19. Gustafson demonstrates that political parties are not... more...

  • Proportional Representation on Trialby Jack Vowles

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    Proportional Representation on Trial examines the 1999 election in New Zealand and its aftermath. The last electoral contest of the twentieth century resulted in a complete change of government. In 1999 Labour returned to power as the main party in a coalition minority government. Proportional representation in the form of MMP made the difference.... more...

  • Women's Suffrage in New Zealandby Patricia Grimshaw

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    The definitive account of the New Zealand suffrage movement, Women's Suffrage in New Zealand remains the only study of how New Zealand became the first country in the world to give women the vote. It tells the fascinating story of the courage and the determination of the early New Zealand feminists led by the remarkable Kate Sheppard, whose ideas and... more...

  • Politics in New Zealandby Richard Mulgan

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    Politics in New Zealand is an excellent introduction to the study of New Zealand politics, by a well-known and respected political scientist, that has been reprinted and revised repeatedly since 1994. This updated edition was designed to incorporate the major changes that have occurred to the New Zealand political system between 1997 and 2003, including... more...

  • Voters' Vetoby Jack Vowles

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    The 2002 election, called unexpectedly early, was both a landmark and a puzzle. Voters' Veto is an authoritative account, the fifth in a series of election studies which began in 1993, and is based on surveys of over 5000 voters, including Maori political opinion, and data from election candidates. Voters' Veto studies the campaign, the candidates,... more...

  • Towards Consensus?by Jack Vowles

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 37.99

    Based on a nationwide survey of voters, this is a study of the historic 1993 New Zealand general election and referendum. It seeks to explain why New Zealanders made the choices they did - an extremely narrow majority for the National Party and a decision to shift to MMP representation. more...

  • Contesting the Indian Cityby Gavin Shatkin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Contesting the Indian City features a collection of cutting-edge empirical studies that offer insights into issues of politics, equity, and space relating to urban development in modern India. Features studies that serve to deepen our theoretical understandings of the changes that Indian cities are experiencing Examines how urban redevelopment... more...

  • Grounding Leadership Ethics in African Diaspora and Election Rightsby Jean-Pierre K. Bongila

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 82.99

    The book exemplifies a comprehensive process of decision making from which various ethical leaders and particularly learners of leadership can find inspiration when facing such complex dilemmas as that of whether African expatriates ought to vote in their countries of origin. The examination of this issue from different ethical viewpoints and within... more...