Political Parties and Democracy: Explorations in History and Theory

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Pluto Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Political Science - 248 pages
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This is a study of the Americanization of British politics. Central to this are the ideas of plebiscitarianism - the practice of democracy in which elites manipulate politics using the terminology of democracy to legitimize minority rule.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Direct Democracy and Progressive Political Reform
13
Populism and Direct Democracy
25
Copyright

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