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The Routledge Handbook To Referendums And Direct Democracy
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|February 27, 2020

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Consociationalism And Power-sharing In Europe: Arend Lijphart's Theory Of Political Accommodation

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This book examines the theoretical and practical relevance and challenges of the consociationalist model of democracy. Since the publication of the Politics of Accommodation (1968) and Democracy in Plural Societies (1977) Professor Lijphart's…
Nationalism, Referendums And Democracy: Voting On Ethnic Issues And Independence

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This revised and expanded edition analyses the factors conducive to holding independence and secession referendums, to winning these votes and to their status in domestic and international law. Taking into account the votes in Catalonia and Scotland, the book…
Government by referendum
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|May 17, 2018

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Referendums are ubiquitous; from Brexit in the United Kingdom in 2016 to same-sex marriage in Australia in 2017 Why are referendums held at all? And when they are held, why are they won or lost? Moreover, what are the consequences of having referendums? Do they…
Direct Democracy: A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people

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Should citizens be allowed to propose legislation? Should they even be allowed to recall politicians if they do not live up to their expectations? These questions and many others form the subject of this timely book. In addition to presenting an up to date review…
Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader
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|August 2, 2016

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This is the fascinating tale of Angela Merkel’s political ascent, in which she outmaneuvered her male colleagues and made Germany the strongest economy in Europe. With the storytelling gifts of a novelist, as well as nuanced political expertise garnered…
The Referendum in Britain: A History
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|October 7, 2020

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The European Union referendum of 23 June 2016 proved to be the trigger for the most prolonged period of political turbulence in the peacetime history of the UK; leading to major policy changes and realignments in the party-political system. This book considers…
The Referendum And Other Essays On Constitutional Politics

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Until recently, referendums were little used. After the Scottish independence and Brexit referendums, they have come to the fore as a mechanism with the potential to disrupt the status quo and radically change political direction. This book looks at the…
Referendums Around The World: With A Foreword By Sir David Butler
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|September 6, 2017

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This book provides a comprehensive summary and analysis of all the nationwide referendums since 1793. Referendums are ubiquitous and they are increasingly becoming vehicles for political change - or sometimes vehicles of conservatism. In 2016, for example, the…
The Referendum
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|May 19, 2016

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In 2016 the UK will vote on its continued membership of the European Union. The mechanism allowing this, the referendum, is little used and as a result little understood by the electorate. This book offers much needed clarity on the question. It asks if…
The British Constitution: Continuity And Change: A Festschrift For Vernon Bogdanor

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Vernon Bogdanor once told the Guardian that he made 'a living of something that doesn't exist'. He also quipped that the British Constitution can be summed up in eight words: 'Whatever the Queen in Parliament decides is law'. That may still be the case, yet…
Referendums Around the World: The Continued Growth of Direct Democracy

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Surveying all referendums around the world since 1793, Dr Qvortrup and contributors provide a thorough account of why and when citizens have been asked to vote on policy issues. Referendums Around the World is essential reading for political scientists and others…
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