On Elections

How people elect parliaments


The references below are sorted first by year, then by author.







To end of 19th Century

de Tocqueville, 1835: Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

Gilpin, 1844: On the representation of minorities of electors to act with the majority in elected assemblies, Thomas Gilpin, 1844, 15 pages – reprinted in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1896

Hare, 1857: The Machinery of Representation, Thomas Hare, 1857 (2 editions)[i]

Hare, 1859: A Treatise on the Election of Representatives, Parliamentary and Municipal, Thomas Hare, 1859, 1861, 1865 (3rd ed), 1873 (4th ed)

Mill, 1861: Considerations on Representative Government, John Stuart Mill, 1861 – “the chapter on ‘True and False Democracy’, an eloquent plea for proportional representation with special reference to Hare’s scheme, brought the latter’s work to the notice of scholars throughout the world” (see Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Bagehot 1867: The English Constitution, Walter Bagehot, 1867

Droop, 1869: On the political and social effects of different methods of electing representatives, Henry Droop, 1869

Sterne, 1871: On Representative Government and Personal Representation, Simon Sterne, (1871)

Buckelaw and Freeze, 1872: Proportional Representation, or the Representation of Successive Majorities in Federal, State, Municipal, Corporate and Primary Elections, Charles Rollin Buckelaw and John Gosse Freeze (ed), 1872; an excerpt can be found in Voting and Democracy Report 1995, The Center for Voting and Democracy, 1995, pp. 31-33

Dutcher, 1872: Minority or Proportional Representation: Its Nature, Aims, History, Salem Dutcher, 1872 – “one of the most important of the earlier American books on PR. A history of the movement till 1872” (see Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Horton, 1873: Proportional Representation, S Dana Horton, 1873

Mill, 1876: Mr. J.S. Mill upon personal representation, JS Mill, republished by the Proportional Representation Society (UK) through the Talbot collection of British pamphlets

Droop, 1881: On Methods of  Electing Representatives, Henry Droop, 1881

Dodgson 1884: The Principles of Parliamentary Representation, Charles L Dodgson, 1884

Lubbock, 1884: Proportional Representation, John Lubbock, 1884

Naville, 1885: Les Progrès de la Representation Proportionelle, Ernest Naville, 1885

Jenks 1891: The Government of Victoria, Edward Jenks, 1891

Bishop 1893: History of Elections in the American Colonies, Cortlandt Bishop, 1893

Naville, 1893: article in Proportional Representation Review, Ernest Naville, December 1893

Naville, 1895: article in Proportional Representation Review, Ernest Naville, September 1895

Cridge , 1896: Proportional Representation Including Its Relation to the Initiative and Referendum, Alfred Cridge, c.1896

Garey, ?: Proportional Representation, Alva Edward Garey

1900 to 2nd World War

Ashworth, 1900: Proportional Representation applied to Party Government, Thomas Ramsden Ashworth, 1900

Moore 1901: The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, W Harrison Moore, 1901 (2nd edition 2010)

Andrae, 1905: Andrae and His Invention, the Proportional Representation Method, Poul Andrae, 1905, English translation by Vaughan Meisling, 1926

Avebury, 1906: Representation, Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury), 1904, 1906

Commons, 1907: Proportional Representation, John Commons, 1896, 1907 (3rd ed) – “an interesting book revealing the status of the movement in America before the effects had been felt of the revival of the British movement in 1905 and the adoption of the Hare system in Tasmania and South Africa” (Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Moore 1909: The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, Harrison Moore, 1909

Belloc and Chesterton 1911: The Party System, Hillaire Belloc and Cecil Chesterton, 1911

Humphreys, 1911: Proportional representation: a study in methods of election, John Humphreys, 1911 – “a general survey of the subject from the British point of view by the Secretary of the Proportional Representation Society of Great Britain. At the time of its publication the chief authority for the movement in English-speaking countries” (Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Williams, 1914: Proportional Representation and British Politics, John Fischer Williams, 1914?

Seymour [and Frary] 1918: How The World Votes: The Story of Democratic Development in Elections, Charles Seymour and Donald Paige Frary, 1918 (2 volumes)

Williams, 1918: The Reform of Political Representation, John Fischer Williams

Barrett, 1919: Proportional Representation, James Barrett, 1919

Hoag, 1924: Proportional Representation Review, Organ of The Proportional Representation League: January 1922 – October 1924, Clarence Hoag (ed), 1924

Humphreys, 1923: Practical Aspects of Electoral Representation, John Humphreys, 1923 – “an important little book supplementing the author’s standard work Proportional Representation (1911). A study of the British general election of 1922, of the bearing of PR on the present problems of British politics, and of the comparative merits of the alternative vote and PR” (see Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Berman, 1926: Proportional Representation, Lamar Berman, 1926 – “a debater’s handbook with briefs and a collection of quotes on both sides. Contains valuable material, but some of the facts alleged in the quotations are incorrect and some of the arguments suggested for each side are clearly untenable” (see Hoag and Hallett 1926).

Hong and Hallett, 1926: Proportional Representation, George Hallett and Clarence Hoag, 1926

Hallett, 1937: Proportional Representation – the Key to Democracy, George Hallett, 1937 – the 2nd edition, 1940, is substantially revised to take into account the recent commencement of the use of STV in New York.

Woodward 1938: The Age of Reform: 1815-1870, Llewellyn Woodward, 1938, 2nd edition 1962

Hermens, 1941: Democracy or Anarchy?, Hermens, 1941 – advanced the view that proportional representation contributed to the pre-war collapse of democracies.

Weil 1943: On the Abolition of All Political Parties, Simone Weil, 1943

Postwar to 1979

Neale 1949: The Elizabethan House of Commons, John E Neale, 1949

Mackenzie, 1950: The English Parliament, Kenneth Mackenzie, 1950

Duverger, 1951: Political Parties, Maurice Duverger, 1951 (1954 in english)

Jennings 1951: Cabinet Government, Sir Ivor Jennings, 1951, 2nd edition

Miller 1954: Australian Government and Politics, JDB Miller, 1954, 2nd edition 1959

Lakeman and Lambert, 1955: Voting in Democracies, Enid Lakeman and James D Lambert, 1955 (retitled How Democracies Vote in later editions)

Dicey, 1956: Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution, AV Dicey, 1956

Green 1956: Tasmania: A Century of Responsible Government 1856-1956, FC Green (ed), 1956

Van Den Bergh, 1956: Unity in Diversity: a systematic critical analysis of all electoral systems, G Van Den Bergh, 1956

Jennings, 1957: Parliament (2nd ed), Sir Ivor Jennings, 1957

Black, 1958: The Theory of Committees and Elections, D Black, 1958

Garran 1958: Prosper The Commonwealth, Robert Garran, 1958

Mackenzie, 1958: Free Elections, WJM Mackenzie, 1958

McCracken, 1958: Representative Government in Ireland – A Study of the Dail Eierann 1919-48, JL McCracken, 1958

Hanham 1959: Elections and Party Management: Politics in the time of Disreali and Gladstone, HJ Hanham, 1959

Ebbels 1960: The Australian Labor Movement 1850-1907, R Noel Ebbels, 1960

Elton 1960: The Tudor Constitution- Documents and Commentary, GR Elton, 1960

Lumb 1963: The Constitutions of the Australian States, RD Lumb, 1963, 3rd edition 1972

Foord, 1964: His Majesty’s Opposition 1714-1830, Archibald Foord, 1964

Graham, 1966: The Formation of the Australian Country Parties, BD Graham, 1966

Loveday and Martin 1966: Parliament Factions and Parties: the First Thirty Years of Responsible Government in NSW 1856-1889, P Loveday and AW Martin, 1966

Rae, 1967 : The Political Consequences of Electoral Laws, Douglas W Rae, 1967 (revised edition 1971)

Beck 1968: Pendulum of Power – Canada’s Federal Elections, J Murray Beck, 1968

Hughes 1968: Readings in Australian Government, Colin Hughes, (ed), 1968

Hughes and Graham, 1968: A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, Colin Hughes and BD Graham, 1968

Sternberger and Vogel, 1969: Die Wall der Parlamente und anderer Staatsorgane, Dolf Sternberger and Bernhard Vogel (eds), 1969

Hofstadter, 1970: The Idea of a Party System – The Rise of Legitimate Opposition in the United States 1780-1840, Richard Hofstadter, 1970

Rokkan, 1970: Citizens, Elections, Parties, Stein Rokkan, 1970

Birch, 1971: Representation, A Birch, 1971

Hawker, 1971: The Parliament of New South Wales 1856-1965, G Hawker, 1971

Knight and Baxter-Moore 1972: Northern Ireland–the elections of the twenties: the general elections for the House of Commons of the Parliament of Northern Ireland: May 1921 and April 1925 by the system of proportional representation by the single transferable vote in multi-member constituencies and May 1929 by the X-vote in single member constituencies, James Knight and Nicolas Baxter-Moore

Hughes and Graham , 1974: Voting for the Australian House of Representatives 1901-1964, Colin Hughes and BD Graham, 1974

Lakeman, 1974: How Democracies Vote: A Study of Electoral Systems, Enid Lakeman, 1974

Finer, 1975: Adversary Politics and Electoral Reform, Samuel E Finer (ed), 1975

Ricjkard 1976: Class and Politics: NSW, Victoria and the early Commonwealth 1890-1910, John Ricjkard, 1976

Hughes, 1977: A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-74, Colin Hughes, 1977

Loveday, 1977: The Emergence of the Australian Party System, P Loveday (ed), 1977

Kemp 1978: Society and Electoral Behaviour in Australia, David Kemp, 1978

Nohlen, 1978: Wahlsysteme der Welt, Dieter Nohlen, 1978

Gudgin and Taylor, 1979: Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organisation of Elections, G Gudgin and Peter J Taylor, 1979

Johnston, 1979: Political, Electoral, and Spatial Systems, R J Johnston, 1979


Carstairs, 1980: A Short History of Electoral Systems in Western Europe, Andrew Carstairs, 1980

Katz, 1980: A Theory of Parties and Electoral Systems, Richard S Katz, 1980

Theophanous 1980: Australian Democracy in Crisis – A Radical Approach to Australian Politics, Andrew Theophanous, 1980

Wright 1980: Mirror of the Nation’s Mind, JFM Wright, 1980

Balinski and Young , 1982: Fair Representation: meeting the ideal of one man, one vote, Michel L Balinski and H Peyton Young, 1982 SLV Request from onsite storage  S 328.730734

Bogdanor and Butler, 1983: Democracy and Elections, Vernon Bogdanor and David E Butler (eds), 1983

Bogdanor, 1984: What Is Proportional Representation?, Vernon Bogdanor, 1984

Dummett, 1984: Voting Procedures, Michael Dummett, 1984

Lijphart and Grofman, 1984: Choosing an Electoral System Issues and Alternatives, Arend Lijphart and B Grofman, 1984

Spitz, 1984: Majority Rule, E Spitz, Chatham House, 1984

Maddox 1985: Australian Democracy in Theory and Practice, Graham Maddox, 1985

Grofman and Lijphart, 1986: Electoral Laws and Their Political Consequences, Bernard Grofman and Arend Lijphart (eds), 1986

Hughes , 1986: A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1975-1984, Colin Hughes, 1986

Bentley 1987: The Climax of Liberal Politics: British Liberalism in Theory and Practice 1868-1918, Michael Bentley, 1987

Hucko , 1987: The Democratic Tradition – Four German Constitutions, Elmar M Hucko, 1987

Nurmi, 1987: Comparing Voting Systems, Hannu Nurmi

Souter , 1988: Acts of Parliament, Gavin Souter, 1988

Reid and Forrest , 1989: Australia’s Commonwealth Parliament, GS Reid and Martyn Forrest, 1989

Taagepera and Shugart , 1989: Seats and Votes: The Effects and Determinants of Electoral Systems, R Taagepera and M S Shugart, Seats and Votes, 1989


Felsenthal, 1990: Topics in Social Choice: Sophisticated Voting, Efficacy, and Proportional Representation, Dan Felsenthal, 1990

Mackie and Rose , 1991: The International Almanac of Electoral History, Thomas Mackie and Richard Rose, 3rd edition, 1991

Mair, 1991: The West European Party System, Peter Mair (ed), 1991

Hart, 1992: Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945, Jenifer Hart, 1992

Shugart and Carey, 1992: Presidents and Assemblies – Constitutional Design and Electoral Dynamics, Matthew Shugart and John Carey, 1992

McGrath 1993: The Frauding of Votes, Amy McGrath, 1993

Lijphardt, 1994: Electoral Systems and Party Systems, Arendt Lijphardt, 1994

Saari 1994: Geometry of Voting, Donald Saari, 1994

Colomer 1995: Game Theory and the Transition to Democracy: The Spanish Model, Josep Colomer, 1995

Galligan 1995: A Federal Republic: Australia’s Constitutional System of Government, Brian Galligan, 1995

McLean and Urken, 1995: Classics of Social Choice, Iain McLean and Arnold B Urken, 1995

McLean et al, 1996: A Mathematical Approach to Proportional Representation: Duncan Black on Lewis Carroll, Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan and Burt Monroe (eds),1996

Cox, 1997: Making Votes Count, Gary Cox, 1997

Dummett, 1997: Principles of Electoral Reform, Michael Dummett, 1997

Katz, 1997: Democracy and Elections, Katz, 1997

Pettit, 1997: Republicanism – A Theory of Freedom and Government, Philip Pettit, 1997

Reynolds and Reilly , 1997: The International IDEA Handbook of Electoral System Design, Reynolds and Reilly, International IDEA, 1997

Jaensch and Mathieson 1998: A Plague on Both Your Houses: Minor Parties in Australia, Dean Jaensch, and David Mathieson, 1998

Botsman 1999: The Great Constitutional Swindle, Peter Botsman, 1999

Lijphardt, 1999: Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries, Arend Lijphart, 1999

Ritchie et al, 1999: Reflecting All of Us: The Case for Proportional Representation, Robert Richie, Steven Hill, Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers (eds), New Democracy Forum Series, 1999


Bowler and Grofman, 2000: Elections in Australia, Ireland, and Malta under the single transferable vote : reflections on an embedded institution, Shaun Bowler and Bernard Grofman (eds), 2000

Crepaz et al, 2000: Democracy and Institutions: the Life and Work of Arend Lijphart, M Crepaz, T Koelble and D Wilsford (eds), 2000

Klug, 2000: Constituting Democracy – Law, Democracy and South Africa’s Political Reconstuction, Heinz Klug, 2000

Powell, 2000: Elections as Instruments of Democracy: Majoritarian and Proportional Visions, G Bingham Powell, 2000

Richardson, 2000: A History of Suffrage, Sarah Richardson (ed), 2000 (6 vols)

Rose, 2000: International Encyclopedia of Elections, Richard Rose (ed), 2000

Ryden, 2000: The U.S. Supreme Court and the Electoral Process, David Ryden, 2000, revised ed 2002,

Barber, 2001: A Right to Representation: Proportional Election Systems for the Twenty-First Century, Kathleen Barber, 2001 (Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series)

Birrell, 2001: Federation – The Secret Story, Bob Birrell, 2001

Hightower, 2001: If the Gods Had Wanted Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates, Jim Hightower, 2001

Lindell and Bennett, 2001: Parliament: The Vision in Hindsight, Geoff Lindell and R Bennett, 2001

Ritchie et al, 2001: Whose Vote Counts?.Robert Richie, Steven Hill, Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers (eds), 2001

Saari 2001: Decisions and Elections: Explaining the Unexpected, Donald Saari, 2001

Sawer, 2001: Elections Full, Free and Fair, Marion Sawer (ed), 2001

Simms, 2001: 1901: The Forgotten Election, Marion Sims (editor), 2001, University

Dahl, 2002: How Democratic is the American Constitution?, Robert Dahl, 2002 (see also 2nd edition 2003)

Hill, 2002: Fixing Elections, Steve Hill, 2002

Hughes, 2002: A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1985-1999, Colin Hughes, 2002

Nurmi, 2002: Voting Procedures Under Uncertainty, Hannu Nurmi, 2002

Ryden, 2002: The U.S. Supreme Court and the Electoral Process, David Ryden, 2000 (revised edition 2002)

Colomer, 2003: Political Institutions: Democracy and Social Choice, Josep Colomer, 2003

Dahl, 2003: How Democratic is the American Constitution?, Robert A Dahl, 2nd edition 2003

Hasen, 2003: The Supreme Court and Election Law, Richard Hasen, 2003

de Mesquita, 2003: The Logic of Political Survival, Bruce de Mesquita, 2003

Saari, 2003: Basic Geometry of Voting, Donald Saari, 2003; a revised edition of Geometry of Voting, 1994

Tobin, 2003: Selecting the Pope – Uncovering the Mysteries of Papal Elections, Greg Tobin, 2003

Colomer, 2004: Handbook of Electoral System Choice, Josep Colomer, 2004

Hague and Harrop, 2004: Comparative Government and Politics, Rod Hague and Marton Harrop, internet edition 2004 – www.palgrave.com/politics/hague/internet_guide.htm

Norris, 2004: Electoral Engineering Voting Rules and Political Behaviour, Pippa Norris, 2004

Suroweicki, 2004: The Wisdom of Crowds, James Suroweicki, 2004

Campbell, 2005: Deliver the Vote A History of Election Fraud, an Americal Polical Tradution 1742-2004, Tracey Campbell, 2007

Dunn, 2005: Setting the People Free – The Story of Democracy, John Dunn, 2005

Gallagher and Mitchell, 2005: The Politics of Electoral Systems, Michael Gallagher and Paul Mitchell, 2005

Helms, 2005: Presidents, Prime Ministers and Chancellors: Executive Leadership in Western Democracies, Ludgar Helms, 2005

IDEA, 2005: Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook, International IDEA 2005

Patapan, 2005: Westminster Legacies – Democracy and Representative Government in Asia and the Pacific, Haig Patapan (ed), 2005

Reynolds et al 2005: Electoral System Design: The New International IDEA Handbook, Andrew Reynolds, Ben Reilly and Andrew Ellis, 2005

Tetlock, 2005: Expert Political Judgement, Philip Tetlock, 2005

Wilenz, 2005: The Rise of American Democracy – Jefferson to Lincoln, Sean Wilenz, 2005

Farrell and McAllister, 2006: The Australian Electoral System – Origins Variations and Consequences, David Farrell and Ian McAllister, 2006

Ornstien and Mann, 2006: The Broken Branch, Norman Ornstien and Thomas Mann, 2006

Manza and Uggen, 2006: Locked Out: Felon disenfranchisement and American Democracy, Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen, 2006

Urbinati 2006: Representative Democracy: Principles and Genealogy, Nadia Urbinati, 2006

Archer, 2007: Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States?, Archer, Robyn, 2007

Cox and McCubbins 2007: Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House (2nd ed), Gary Cox, and Mathew McCubbins, 2007

Windschefffel, 2007: Popular Conservatism in Imperial London 1868-1906, Alex Windschefffel, 2007

Aroney, 2008: The Constitution of a Federal Commonwealth: The Making and Meaning of the Australian Constitution, Nicholas Aroney, 2008

Brams, 2008: Mathematics and Democracy, Steven Brams, 2008

Gallagher and Mitchell, 2008: The Politics of Electoral Systems, Michael Gallagher and Paul Mitchell, 2008

Grattan, 2008: Australian Prime Ministers, Michelle Grattan (editor), 2000, revised edition 2008

Laurelle and Valenciano, 2008: Voting and Collective Decision-Making, Annick Laurelle, and Federico Valenciano, 2008

Phillips, 2008: Electoral Law in the State of Western Australia: an Overview, Henry Phillips, WA Electoral Commission, 2008

Poundstone, 2008: Gaming the Vote, William Poundstone, 2008

Saari 2008: Disposing Dictators, Demystifying Voting Paradoxes – Social Choice Analysis, Donald Saari, 2008

Aroney, 2009: Julius Stone and the End of Sociological Jurisprudence: Articulating the Reasons for Decision in Political Communication Cases, Nicholas Aroney, UNSW Law Journal, vol 31(1), 2009, pp. 107-135

Colomer, 2009: (1) Sage Handbook of Comparative Politics, Todd Landman and Neil Robinson (eds), 2009; chapter 13: Institutional Design, Josep Colomer, via works.bepress.com

Colomer, 2009: (2) Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions, Rhodes et al (eds), 2009; chapter 12: Comparative Constitutions, Josep Colomer, via works.bepress.com

Keane, 2009: The Life and Death of Democracy, John Keane, 2009

Klingemann, 2009: The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems, Hans-Dieter Klingemann (ed), 2009

Lundell, 2009: The Origin of Electoral Systems in the Post-war Era: A Worldwide Study, Krister Lundell, 2009

Parsons, 2009: Thomas Hare and Political Representation in Victorian Britain, Floyd Parsons, 2009


Balinski and Laraki, 2010: Majority Judgement: Measuring, Ranking and Electing, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki, 2010

Colomer, 2010: The Science of Politics, Josep Colomer, 2010

Szpiro, 2010: Numbers Rule, George Szpiro, 2010

Williams and Hume, 2010: People Power – the History of the Referendum in Australia, George Williams and David Hume, 2010

Argyle, 2011: Turning Points: the campaigns that changed Canada – 2004 and before, Ray Argyle, 2011

Colignatus, 2011: (1) Definition and Reality in the General Theory of Political Economy, Thomas Colignatus, 3rd edition 2011 (esp pp 158-185, Book VII Social Choice)

Colignatus, 2011: (2) Voting Theory for Democracy, Thomas Colignatus, 3rd edition 2011 (esp pp 65-122, 4-Basic Schemes) http://www.dataweb.nl’~cool

Colomer, 2011: Personal Representation, Josep Colomer (ed), 2011

Congleton, 2011: Perfecting Parliament, Roger Congleton, 2011

Emerson, 2011: Defining Democracy: Voting Procedures in Decision-Making, Elections and Governance, Peter Emerson, 2nd edition, 2011

Farrell, 2011: Electoral Systems – a Comparative Introduction, David Farrell, 2011 (first edition 2001) comparative study of electoral systems

Forder, 2011: The Case Against Voting Reform, James Forder, 2011

Isakhan and Stockwell, 2011: The Secret History of Democracy, Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell (eds), 2011

McAllister, 2011: The Australian Voter – 50 Years of Change, Ian McAllister, 2011

Osborne 2011: Of the People, By the People: A New History of Democracy, Roger Osborne, 2011

Streb, 2011: Rethinking American Electoral Democracy, Mathew Streb, 2011

Barak 2012: Proportionality: Constitutional Rights and Their Limits, Aharon Barak, 2012

de Mesquita and Smith, 2012: The Dictator’s Handbook: Why Bad Behaviour is Almost Always Good Politics, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith, 2012

Hasen, 2012: The Voting Wars, Richard Hasen, 2012

Fund and von Spakovsky, 2012: Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk, John Fund von Spakovsky and Hans, 2012

Lowenstein Hasen and Tokaji, 2012: Election Law – Cases and Materials, 5th edition, Daniel Lowenstein, Richard Hasen and DP Tokaji, 2012

Mann and Ornstein, 2012: It’s Even Worse then it Looks, Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein, 2012

Russell and Cohen, 2012: Proportional Representation, Jesse Russell and Ronald Cohen (eds), 2012

Wang, 2012: The Politics of Voter Suppression: defending and expanding Americans’ right to vote, Tova Andrea Wang, 2012

Colomer, 2013: Personal Representation: The Neglected Dimension of Electoral Systems, Josep Colomer, 2013

Naim, 2013: The End of Power: Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be, Moises Naim, 2013

Pilon, 2013: Wrestling with Democracy: Voting Systems as Politics in the 20th Century West, Dennis Pilon, 2013

Rathgeber, 2014: Irresponsible Government: the Decline of Parliamentary Government in Canada, Brent Rathgeber, 2014

van Reubrouk, 2013: Against Elections: the Case Against Democracy, David van Reubrouk, 2013 (translated)

Blackshield and Williams, 2014: Australian Constitutional Law and Theory, Tony Blackshield and George Williams, 6th edition, 2014

Bryant, 2014: Parliament: The Biography (Volume I – Ancestral Voices), Chris Bryant, 2014

Maskin and Sen, 2014: Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem, Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen, 2014

JD Smith, 2014: On Democracy’s Doorstep: How the Supreme Court Brought “One Person, One Vote” to the United States, J Douglas Smith, 2014

Urbinati, 2014: Democracy Disfigured, Nadia Urbinati, 2014

Aroney et al, 2015: The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia: History, principle and interpretation, Nicholas Aroney, Peter Gerangelos, Sarah Murray and James Stellios, 2015

Bryant, 2015: Parliament: The Biography (Volume 2 – Reform), Chris Bryant, 2015

Fuller, 2015: Beasts and Gods: How Democracy Changed Its Meaning and Lost Its Purpose, Roslyn Fuller, 2015

Halligan, 2015: Worst Preference: Reforming the Electoral System, Brendan Halligan, 2015

Tormey, 2015: The End of Representative Politics, Simon Tormey, 2015

Zines and Stellios, 2015: The High Court and The Constitution, Leslie Zines and James Stellios, 6th edition 2015

Brennan, 2016: Against Democracy, Jason Brennan, 2016

Daley, 2016: Fatf**ked: The true story behind the secret plan to steal America’s democracy, David Daley, 2016

Levy and Orr, 2016: The Law of Deliberative Democracy, Ron Levy and Graham Orr, 2016

Lowenstein Hasen and Tokaji, 2016: Election Law – Cases and Materials, 5th edition, Daniel Lowenstein, Richard Hasen and DP Tokaji, 2016

McGann et al, 2016: Gerrymandering in America, Anthony McGann and others, 2016

Roth, 2016: The Great Suppression: Voting rights, corporate cash and the conservative assault on democracy, Zachery Roth, 2016,

Waldeman, 2016: The Fight to Vote, Michael Waldeman, 2016

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