Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2018

168 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526122834

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Direct Democracy

A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people

Matt Qvortrup

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Covers all aspect of direct democracy; the initiative, the referendum and the recall
  • Presents a comprehensive overview of the empirical literature on direct democracy
  • Presents a thorough overview of the political theory of direct democracy from Aristotle to the present day
  • Presents the first ever international evaluation of the effect of the recall (the right to recall an elected representative)
  • Provides DS unlike other books available DS an overview of the political and the policy effects of allowing citizens to vote in referendums

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