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Towards consensus? : the 1993 general election in New Zealand and the transition to proportional representation /
Jack Vowles ... [et al.].
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Auckland : Auckland University Press, 1995.
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xiv, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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1869401239
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Auckland : Auckland University Press, 1995.
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1869401239
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1956866
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-250) and index.
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Based on a nationwide survey of voters, this is a study of the historic 1993 New Zealand general election and referendum. It seeks to explain why New Zealanders made the choices they did - an extremely narrow majority for the National Party and a decision to shift to MMP representation.
Table of Contents
Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Preface
New Zealand Politics in Fluxp. 1
Ties That Bindp. 14
Volatility and the Campaignp. 41
Values, Perceptions, and Voting Choicep. 61
Welfare and Taxesp. 79
Old and New Politicsp. 100
Representation and Trustp. 122
Electoral Participationp. 137
Parties, Politicians and the Electionp. 151
The Referendump. 175
Towards MMPp. 193
Appendix A: Statistical Methods and Variable Scoringp. 208
Appendix B: 1993 NZES: Research Design and Implementationp. 215
Appendix C: Elector Questionnairep. 218
Notesp. 236
Referencesp. 242
Indexp. 251
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