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dc.contributor.authorSchwartz, Belinda
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-14T17:02:39Z
dc.date.available2015-05-14T17:02:39Z
dc.date.issued2015-05-11
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/11222
dc.description.abstractThis thesis examines the effects of compulsory voting on visible minority representation in directly elected legislatures with proportional electoral systems. The hypothesis is that there compulsory voting creates a positive effect on visible minority representation. The results show that this is true, but the margin is so small that it is likely other factors have large amounts of influence as well. Some of these factors are discussed.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectPolitical scienceen_US
dc.subjectVisible minoritiesen_US
dc.subjectMinority representationen_US
dc.subjectEuropean Unionen_US
dc.subjectBrazilen_US
dc.subjectAustraliaen_US
dc.subjectCompulsory votingen_US
dc.subjectMandatory votingen_US
dc.titleEffects of cumpulsory voting on visible minority representationen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameBachelor of Artsen_US
etd.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
etd.degree.disciplinePolitical Scienceen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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