Who votes in East Asia?

Tambe, Elvis Bisong (2017) Who votes in East Asia? European Journal of East Asian Studies, 15 (2). pp. 149-173. ISSN 1568-0584

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Abstract

This paper reports an analysis of who votes in eight East Asian countries, based on self-reported turnout data collected by the Asian Barometer Surveys for over 10,105 voting-aged individuals. The major findings are that institutional variables appear to have much stronger effects than individual-level variables on the likelihood of voting in these democracies, which is consistent with some other comparative analyses of turnout in other geopolitical regions.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: voting; East Asia; electoral participation; new democracies
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Politics
Subjects: J Political Science
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Depositing User: Elvis Bisong Tambe
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2017 12:51
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017 21:04
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/66804

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