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Austrian electoral reform of 1907.

William A. Jenks

Austrian electoral reform of 1907.

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Austria.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Austria.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesColumbia University. Faculty of Political Science. Studies in history, economics and public law,, no. 559, Studies in history, economics and public law ;, no. 559.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .C7 no. 559
      The Physical Object
      Pagination227 p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065467M
      LC Control Number50001870
      OCLC/WorldCa3094258

      The Austrian Electoral Reform of By William Alexander Jenks Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview Electoral Reform Lessons from Abroad By Kristianson, Gerry Canadian Parliamentary Review, Vol. 23, No. 4, December-February Baron Richard von Bienerth, after Count von Bienerth-Schmeling (2 March , in Verona – 3 June , in Vienna), was an Austrian statesman.. He was the son of the Austrian Lieutenant-Field Marshal Karl von Bienerth (–) and a grandson on his mother's side of the Minister of State and later President of the High Court of Cassation Anton von Schmerling . A reform movement is a type of social movement that aims to bring a social or political system closer to the community's ideal. A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals, in that the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social .


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