Referendum Experience in Europe

Referendum Experience in Europe

by Michael Gallagher, Pier V. Uleri
     
 

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Surveys the historical experience of direct democracy in a dozen European countries and regions, examining the constitutional background to the referendum, voting behavior at referendums, the political impact of the referendum, and the current state of the debate about possible wider use of the referendum. Explores its impact on political parties and systems, on representative government, and on policy outcomes, and evaluates the merits of the referendum as an institution of decision making. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780312161644
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/10/1996
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 1.04(h) x 8.78(d)

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