Swiss Democracy: Possible Solutions to Conflict in Multicultural Societies / Edition 3

Swiss Democracy: Possible Solutions to Conflict in Multicultural Societies / Edition 3

by Wolf Linder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230231888

ISBN-13: 9780230231887

Pub. Date: 05/15/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

An updated 3rd edition of this authoritative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing. Linder analyzes the scope and limits of citizens' participation in direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland from most parliamentary systems.  See more details below

Overview

An updated 3rd edition of this authoritative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing. Linder analyzes the scope and limits of citizens' participation in direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland from most parliamentary systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230231887
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/15/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Building a multicultural society by political integration 1

2 Federalism 43

3 Direct democracy 92

4 Consensus democracy : the Swiss system of power-sharing 128

5 Comparative perspectives 158

Notes 207

Bibliography 224

Index 237

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