By Aina Gallego

hugely expert voters vote at a lot decrease premiums than much less informed electorate in a few nations. against this, electoral participation shows no such bias in different international locations as diversified as Spain, Denmark, and South Korea. This ebook describes the degrees of unequal participation in thirty-six international locations around the world, examines attainable factors of this phenomenon, and discusses its outcomes. Aina Gallego illustrates how electoral techniques, celebration and media structures, unionization, and source of revenue inequality effect unequal participation via an unique blend of cross-national survey facts and survey experiments.

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