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Guidebook to direct democracy

in Switzerland and beyond

by Bruno Kaufmann

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Published by Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe in Marburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Direct democracy,
  • Direkte Demokratie,
  • Volksabstimmung,
  • Referendum,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesInitiative & Referendum Institute Europe guidebook to direct democracy, Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe guidebook to direct democracy
    StatementThe Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe ; [developed, written, edited by] Bruno Kaufmann, Rolf Büchi, Nadja Braun ; English editor, Paul Carline
    ContributionsBüchi, Rolf, Braun, Nadja, Carline, Paul, Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN8901 .K38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26645072M
    ISBN 103940716006
    ISBN 109783940716002
    OCLC/WorldCa272404272

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Guidebook to Direct Democracy. writer “This is the clearest and most succinct book I have read about direct democracy. The IRI Guidebook describes in precise detail how direct law-making by. Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe guidebook to direct democracy Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe guidebook to direct democracy: Responsibility: the Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe ; [developed, written, edited by] Bruno Kaufmann, Rolf Büchi, Nadja Braun.

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Presence Switzerland promotes an. This guide book discusses the effects of direct-democratic elements on the decision-making process and explores whether this form of democracy is suitable in other contexts. It notes that modern direct democracy, well established in Switzerland, is not the same as classical assembly democracy.

forms of direct democracy (assemblies of citizens, Landsgemeinde in two Swiss cantons) do not fit the complexity of the contemporary world. The purpose of the Guidebook to Direct Democracy is to offer scholars and practitioners a reference book which accurately defines the concept of direct democracy as well as its main tools.

This is the oldest form of direct democracy in the United States, and predates the founding of the country by at least a century. Direct democracy was not what the framers of the United States Constitution envisioned for the nation.

They saw a danger in tyranny of the majority. Direct democracy can sometimes be perceived as slowing down social progress, and has shown its limits when used by political parties to introduce, for instance, xenophobic measures under cover of the protection of national sovereignty and cultural identity.

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The book also demonstrates that the embrace of direct democracy is costly, may generate uncertainties and inconsistencies, and can be manipulated. Nonetheless, the promise of direct democracy should not be dismissed.

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