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Direct democracy worldwide

Direct democracy worldwide

Author: David Altman; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Direct Democracy Worldwide addresses the relationship between direct and representative democracy in the contemporary world and uncovers the specific conditions under which they can be mutually  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Altman; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9781107001640 Hardback 1107001641 Hardback 9781107427099 Paperback 1107427096 Paperback
OCLC Number: 948870241
Description: XVI, 248 s. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Direct democracy at the turn of the century; 2. Terms of the debate surrounding direct democracy; 3. Myths and facts behind the use of mechanisms of direct democracy: a worldwide analysis; 4. Direct democracy within non-democratic regimes; 5. Direct democracy within weak democracies: some cases from Latin America; 6. Direct democracy within democracies: the case of Uruguay (historic evolution, and voting behavior); 7. Uruguayan citizen-initiated mechanisms of direct democracy as agents of vertical accountability; 8. Conclusions.
Responsibility: David Altman.


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