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A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People

Mads Qvortrup - Political Science - 2002 - 183 pages
This book gives an overview of the use of the referendum from its inception and early development to the present day, and outlines the theoretical history of the referendum device.
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Direct Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Theory and Practice of ...

Matt Qvortrup, Mads Qvortrup - Political Science - 2013 - 159 pages
Should citizens be allowed to propose legislation? Should they even be allowed to recall politicians if they do not live up to their expectations? These questions and many ...
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Referendums and Ethnic Conflict

Mads Qvortrup, Matt Qvortrup - Political Science - 2014 - 188 pages
Although referendums have been used for centuries to settle ethnonational conflicts, there has yet been no systematic study or generalized theory concerning their effectiveness ...
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The Political Philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Impossibility of Reason

Mads Qvortrup - History - 2003 - 135 pages
This title presents an overview of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's work from a political science perspective. Was Rousseau - the great theorist of the French Revolution - really a ...
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Politics: An Introduction to Modern Democratic Government

Munroe Eagles, Larry Johnston - Political Science - 2008 - 496 pages
"Extremely thorough and well-researched. The inclusion of a discussion of political science and of political philosophy is welcome, as it helps ground the discussion of modern ...
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The Referendum Experience in Europe

Pier Vincenzo Uleri, Michael Gallagher - Political Science - 2016 - 263 pages
The referendum has become established as part of the decision-making process in many European countries. Experts from each country survey the historical experience and current ...
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Referendums and Democratic Government: Normative Theory and the Analysis of ...

Maija Setšlš - Political Science - 1999 - 200 pages
Referendums and Democratic Government is the most systematic analysis of the referendum so far. The referendum phenomenon is approached from different perspectives: social ...
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Referendum Democracy: Citizens, Elites and Deliberation in Referendum Campaigns

M. Mendelsohn, A. Parkin - Political Science - 2001 - 277 pages
As the referendum becomes a more regular component of decision making, it leaves few, if any, institutions, processes and values of democracy untouched. Political actors of all ...
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