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National Elections in Switzerland: an Introduction. Edited by: Bühlmann, M; Nicolet, S; Selb, P (2006). Chur, Zürich: Swiss Political Science Association.

Abstract

"It is difficult to compare popular participation in Swiss elections with that of any other democratic country in Europe. The smallness of the country, the rugged nature of the land, the diversity of languages, the strengths of the traditions of local self-government, the variety of political institutions, and the multiplicity of elections make Switzerland a unique place for political experiments" (Gosnell 1930: 426).

Abstract

"It is difficult to compare popular participation in Swiss elections with that of any other democratic country in Europe. The smallness of the country, the rugged nature of the land, the diversity of languages, the strengths of the traditions of local self-government, the variety of political institutions, and the multiplicity of elections make Switzerland a unique place for political experiments" (Gosnell 1930: 426).

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Item Type:Edited Scientific Work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Political Science
Dewey Decimal Classification:320 Political science
Language:English
Date:2006
Deposited On:23 Mar 2009 13:33
Last Modified:26 May 2017 14:59
Publisher:Swiss Political Science Association
Series Name:Special Issue of the Swiss Political Science Review
Volume:Volume
ISSN:1424-7755

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