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Unformatted text preview: Pictu re 1 Kedar, Orit. When Moderate Voters Prefer Extreme Parties: Policy Balancing in Parliamentary Elections. American Political Science Review, Vol. 99 (2). Summary: Tackles issue voting, proximity and directional voting. Argues that voter behavior varies by institutional context, voter choice reflects variation in postelection bargaining, and instead that outcome-oriented behavior is at work. The analysis of voter choice and the classical formations of voter choice have to do with the transformation from the set of possible parties (platforms) to the set of competing parties, they are often concerned with policy outcomes. Policy formation and how vote choice results in policies is always aligned (ideologically) with the voters preference for a party. Interested in how votes lead to policy outcomes so that one can better understand voter choice. Lit Review: Challenges the assumption in issue-voting that voters make their choice based on their evaluations of party positions (platforms)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course PS 686 taught by Professor Various during the Winter '10 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '10
- Political Science