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Description - Direct Democracy by Matt Qvortrup

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 of the empirical literature, Direct democracy provides a survey of the political philosophers who have theorised about this subject. It is the central tenet in the book that the demand for direct democracy is a consequence of the demand for more consumer choices. Like consumers want individualised products, so voters want individualised and bespoke policies. Described by the BBC as "The world's leading expert on referendums", the author, Matt Qvortrup, draws on his experience as a political advisor to the US State Department, as well as his extensive academic knowledge of direct democracy. -- .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780719082061
ISBN-10: 0719082064
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Matt Qvortrup

Matt Qvortrup is Professor of Political Science at Coventry University and holds the James Walston Chair of International Relations at the American University of Rome -- .

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