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A Comparative Study of Referendums

Government by the People, Second Edition

by Matt Qvortrup

  • 179 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections & referenda,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Referendum,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science / Democracy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860107M
    ISBN 100719071801
    ISBN 109780719071805

    A Comparative Study with a Special Focus on Spain. Editors (view affiliations) Referendums and Constitutional Clauses on Secession. Front Matter. exit. Exploring how various nations have encountered comparable conflicts, some more and some less successfully, the book broadens the perspectives of scholars, government officials, and. Jun 23,  · Fernando Mendez, Mario Mendez and Vasiliki Triga's monograph Referendums and the European Union: A Comparative Inquiry is such a book. Thorough, insightful and with details that go far beyond the topic of referendums on European integration, this book is a good introduction to the timely issue of referendums in general.

    Voting on Independence and National Issues: A Historical and Comparative Study of Referendums on Self-Determination and Secession. A Historical and Comparative Study of Referendums on Self-Determination and Secession», The Book of Common Prayer Cited by: 1. The referendum is not a monolithic method of national decision making. There are a multitude of referendum forms which exist under varying constitutional conditions and operate in different ways. A global comparison shows that more than half the constitutions of the world provide for the referendum at a national level, but referendums are also carried out without explicit constitutional support.

    A TALE OF TWO REFERENDUMS 9 Declaration of Independence – became the gold standard of legitimacy. This was a change from the earlier age of absolutism. In Cardinal Carlo Rezzonico (the Pope’s envoy) complained that, as a result of the referendums on self-determination in Avignon in , “everybody will be able to choose a new master. Abstract. The growth in the use of referendums in Europe in the past decades is often portrayed as a direct democracy shift. This is a misconception that stems from a bias towards explaining aggregated increases in referendums, as well as the tendency to contrast referendums to representative magny-notaires.com: Saskia Hollander.


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Apr 18,  · A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People [Matt Qvortrup] on magny-notaires.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Qvortrup, Matt/5(3). Oct 07,  · Should the people be allowed to decide on difficult policy issues.

This is the fundamental problem of democratic theory. 'A comparative study of referendums' provides a starting point for anyone interested in referendums and direct democracy. Combining an account of the political history and philosophy of the referendum, with a thorough assessment of the practical experiences with.

Aug 14,  · A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People (second edition) Further, in that chapter some very crude data are deployed to identify variations across groups in their turnout at referendums.

Although the book draws on material from a wide range of countries, nevertheless much of its focus is on the contemporary UK scene. On Author: Ron Johnston.

Get this from a library. A comparative study of referendums: government by the people. [Mads Qvortrup] -- "Democracy means the rule of the people. Yet in all countries, the role of the citizen is limited to periodic general elections and occasional referendums - especially in Britain where the doctrine.

Get this from a library. A comparative study of referendums: government by the people. [Mads Qvortrup] -- Fully revised and with new chapters on campaign spending and the administration of referendums, the second edition of this book provides a thorough overview of the theory and practice of referendums.

Referendums and Ethnic Conflict fills the gap with a comparative and empirical analysis of all the referendums held on ethnic and national issues from the French Revolution to the referendum. This book has been cited by the following publications.

When who and how matter: explaining the success of referendums in Europe. Comparative European Politics, Vol. 16, Issue. 5, p.

CrossRef; An Empirical Study of the European Elections Manifestos, – ”.Cited by: Since the French Revolution and certainly for the better part of the past years, representative democracy has been the norm. Joseph Schumpeter – an economist and political theorist – summed up the prevailing view in his acclaimed bookCapitalism, Socialism and Democracy: [Democracy does] not mean and cannot mean that the people actually rule in any obvious sense of the terms ‘people.

Sep 10,  · Buy A Comparative Study of Referendums: Government by the People by Matt Qvortrup (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(2).

A comparative study of referendums: It is suitable for higher level undergraduates, academics and researchers in the fields of political theory and comparative politics."--BOOK JACKET. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and index. Subjects: Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your. Nov 01,  · A comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people Author: Matt Qvortrup Drawing on the insights of political theory as well as empirical and comparative government, the book provides an up-to-date overview of the theories and practice of Cited by: 8.

An in-depth comparative study of the Annan Plan and Good Friday Agreement uncovers how peace negotiations contribute to failed or successful agreement referendums.

"Innovative, authoritative, and displaying scholarship of the highest quality –students and scholars will want to read this book –policymakers thinking of running a referendum as. A referendum (plural: referendums or less commonly referenda) is a direct and universal vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal, it can be nationwide or local forms.

This may result in the adoption of a new policy or specific magny-notaires.com some countries, it is synonymous with a plebiscite or a vote on a ballot question.

Some definitions of 'plebiscite' suggest. Nevertheless, the book can be warmly appreciated as an update of David Butler and Austin Ranney's “Referendums Around the World’ (), to which the editor, Matt Qvortrup, makes reference, as well as to the earlier version “Referendums: A Comparative Study of Author: Wilfried Marxer.

Using the case study of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and the independence referendum, this article examines the nexus between independence referendums, nationalism and political power.

This comparative study builds on a previous case study on EU referendums in Norway, published in the European Union Politics journal. Ít is part of the project “Can Fair Decision-Making Procedures Increase The Legitimacy of Democracies?”, funded by the Research Council of Norway (project no.

), and situated at NORCE – Norwegian. Referendums: a comparative study of practice and theory. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. MLA Citation. Butler, David. and Ranney, Austin. Referendums: a comparative study of practice and theory / edited by David Butler and Austin Ranney American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Washington Referendums and Democratic Government is the most systematic analysis of the referendum so far.

The referendum phenomenon is approached from different perspectives: social choice theory, theories of democracy, a comparative study on 22 democracies, and in-depth case studies of Author: Maija Setälä.

When ‘No’ means ‘Yes’: A Comparative Study of Referendums in Denmark and Ireland [John FitzGibbon] Part IV Non-state Actors: Civil Society and the Media. (), a co-edited book entitled Euroscepticism as a Transnational and Pan-European Phenomenon (Routledge.

Referendums and Ethnic Conflict fills the gap with a comparative and empirical analysis of all the referendums held on ethnic and national issues from the French Revolution to the referendum on statehood for Puerto Rico. Drawing on political theory and descriptive case studies, Matt Qvortrup creates typologies of referendums that are held.

This book explains how voters decide in referendums on European integration. It develops a comprehensive theoretical framework for understanding referendum behaviour and presents a comparative analysis of EU referendums from to To examine why people vote the way they do, the role of political elites and the impact of the campaign.Duncan Watts’ British Government and Politics: A Comparative Guide is a new addition to the abundant literature on the functioning of the British political system, providing a concise introduction to basic principles of constitutional issues, political representation, elected government, non-elected political actors and multi-level governance.This book has been cited by the following publications.

Direct Democracy Worldwide demonstrates how practices of direct and representative democracy interact under different institutional settings and uncovers the conditions that allow them to coexist in a mutually reinforcing manner.

Referendums: A Comparative Study of Practice and Cited by: