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Electoral politics in Israel

the Knesset election of 1981

by C. Paul Bradley

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Published by Tompson & Rutter, Distributed by Shoe String Press in Grantham, N.H, Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Israel
    • Subjects:
    • Israel. Keneset -- Elections, 1981.,
    • Israel -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 72-74.

      StatementC. Paul Bradley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1825.P365 B7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p. ;
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3794776M
      ISBN 100936988053
      LC Control Number81084251

        Israel's huge number of political parties is a notorious problem. Political science suggests the electoral system may be to blame. Israel had a closed list PR system that was so proportional that it resulted in a large multi-party system with a very fragmented parliament. One result is that for decades, Israel experienced difficulties in building and maintaining large coalition governments, often containing several small and more extreme parties, which can and do yield blackmail powers.

      Before Israel embarked on partial electoral reform in the s (with a separate vote for prime minister, which failed spectacularly and was quickly reversed), Israelis headed to the polls on. The contemporary electoral process is, in many ways, far more complex than it used to be. This book focuses on the growing involvement of non-party actors in the process of selecting candidates, as well as involvement during the campaign itself. These actors â?? interest groups, individual citizens, even certain political institutions â?? operate in the campaign environment independently of.

        The Shadow Architecture of Electoral Politics Ap including many who have been active in or are close to the pro-Israel community, such as Norm Coleman, the former U.S. senator from Minnesota who is now active with the Republican Jewish Coalition; Dan Senor, the co-author of a book on Israeli technological innovation who often works. While the book focuses on the Israeli cases, it places Israel within a comparative framework and makes an important contribution to the debate concerning the politics behind regime structure reform. “Thoroughly researched and carefully analyzed, this impressive piece of scholarship on party systems and electoral reform will be invaluable for.


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The book concentrates on the real world 'politics', as well as the 'political science' of electoral systems. The book will be of interest to those concerned with the practical political business of electoral reform. The book contains a wealth of evidence about the performance of various kinds of proportional representation and of non-PR systems.

Get this from a library. Electoral politics in Israel: the Knesset election of [C Paul Bradley]. In book: Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics, Chapter: Electoral Politics on Social Media: The Israeli Case, Publisher: Routledge, Editors: Axel Bruns, Anders Olof Larsson, Skogerbo.

Politics and Government in Israel Third Edition political parties, the electoral process, and the influence of interest groups.

There is emphasis on population diversity with chapters devoted to Electoral politics in Israel book role of various Orthodox religious and secular factions, the Arab minority, and the many Jewish immigrant groups that form distinctive blocs.

Format: Paperback. Also discussed are issues such as the impact of the direct election law on party organization, primaries and coalition-formation calculations, the repeated electoral failure of Shimon Peres, and the role of the media in the election campaign.

The elections in Israel Author: Asher Arian, Michal Shamir. Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel from toonce joked that "in Israel, there are 3 million prime ministers". The particular version of proportional representation used, in which the whole country is a single constituency, encourages the formation of a large number of political parties, many with very specialized platforms, and often advocating the tenets of particular interest-groups.

The results of the exit polls are shown on a screen at Benny Gantz's Blue and White party headquarters, following Israel's parliamentary election, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sept. 17, In addition to comparative chapters, the book contains full accounts of the operation of electoral systems in 22 countries: in addition to 11 from Western Europe, the book includes: Hungary, Russia, Australia, Canada, India, the USA, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Chile and South s: 1.

Israel’s Arab parties may help determine who runs the next government. a law raising the electoral threshold to enter Israel’s into two camps amid personal infighting and petty politics.

This chapter discusses the internal political development of the Jewish community in Palestine and, afterof the State of Israel. The rise of popular politics in the early s culminated in the hegemony of the Left, which was the predominant power in Israeli politics from until The predominant leader was David Ben Gurion, who retired in This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the dynamics of Israeli politics.

It aims to familiarize those interested in Israel's government with that country's origins; the way its political institutions, practices, and traditions have evolved; and the way the government works.

Everybody complains about Israel’s electoral system. But it works Especially after this year’s political shenanigans, the chaotic, tribal electoral system gets a bad rap; it is also the source. Comparative political study of the Middle East got off to a late start.

Unlike any previous studies in comparative politics, this book, first published inrepresents an important methodological advance in that it proceeds by themes rather than by countries, and uniquely focuses on three major aspects of electoral politics in three contemporary Middle Eastern states.

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Book Description. Comparative political study of the Middle East got off to a late start. Unlike any previous studies in comparative politics, this book, first published inrepresents an important methodological advance in that it proceeds by themes rather than by countries, and uniquely focuses on three major aspects of electoral politics in three contemporary Middle Eastern states.

Similarly, Mr. Obama knows that there has never been a question about whether the American people will in the end support military operations that ensure the survival of Israel.

Electoral politics may indeed influence the course of events between Israel, Iran and the U.S. in the coming months, but in the end, Israelis and Americans will do what. Sasley, Brent E., and Harold M. Waller. Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex York: Oxford University Press, This is the first textbook on Israel to utilize a historical-sociological approach, telling the story of Israeli politics rather than simply presenting a.

Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex Society is the first textbook on Israel to utilize a historical-sociological approach, telling the story of Israeli politics rather than simply presenting a. The electoral system of Israel is an “extreme” example of proportional representation because of its use of a single nationwide district.

This feature has been a constant sincewhile secondary features, such as legal thresholds and the proportional seat-allocation formula, have changed and had an impact on degrees of proportionality.

Elections in Israel are based on nationwide proportional electoral threshold is currently set at %, with the number of seats a party receives in the Knesset being proportional to the number of votes it receives. The Knesset is elected for a four-year term, although most governments have not served a full term and early elections are a frequent occurrence.

Dr. Superti works on a variety of topics: unconventional voting, immigrants' political attitudes, and electoral politics in Southern Europe, Latin America, and Israel. She is currently working on a number of projects on unconventional voting in Cuba, immigration and .His areas of research include comparative politics, political parties, leadership and candidate selection and Israeli politics.

He co-authored the books Reforming Israel's Political System, The Promise and Challenge of Party Primary Elections () and From Party Politics to Personalized Politics ().Book Description: The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics.

Since the early s, religious parties have achieved stunning electoral victories around the world.