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A comparative study of referendums Government by the people

Author: Matt Qvortrup
Publisher: Manchester New York Manchester University Press 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

'A comparative study of referendums' is internationally recognized as the leading book on referendums and direct democracy. More than merely a scholarly contribution, Professor Qvortrup's book has  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Qvortrup
ISBN: 9780719071812 071907181X
OCLC Number: 1088038002
Description: vii, 198 p. 22 cm
Contents: The tale of Bruno: Introduction to the second editionIntroduction: Should we have more referendums?1. The referendum and the ideal of consensus government2. A. V. Dicey's theory: The referendum as the people's veto3. Do referendums 'stand in the way of salutary reform'?4. Is the referendum a constitutional safeguard?5. The minority veto and the popular referendum: Two case studiesConclusion: Bringing it all back homeAppendix A: Campaign spendingAppendix B: Regulation of referendumsAppendix C: Qualified majorities -- .
Responsibility: Matt Qvortrup.


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