Direct Democracy and Minorities (Direct Democracy in Modern Europe)

Direct Democracy and Minorities (Direct Democracy in Modern Europe)


smooth direct democracy has develop into a necessary portion of political lifestyles in lots of nations in Europe and world wide. The initiative and referendum method deals additional channels for citizen participation and hence represents a tremendous supplementary establishment in smooth democracies. This 3rd quantity of the sequence Direct Democracy in sleek Europe makes a speciality of direct-democratic judgements on minority affairs. the most query is whether or not direct democracy has a tendency in the direction of a domination of the bulk over a minority, generating new conflicts, or no matter if, how, and less than what stipulations it is helping to resolve difficulties in advanced societies and results in lasting recommendations to political disputes. This quantity comprises articles via expert researchers on - ancient reviews of direct-democratic judgements on territorial conflicts; - theoretical concerns on direct democracy and minorities; - case reports on well known votes touching on minority concerns; - a number of nation case stories; - the function of the media in direct-democratic campaigns on minority affairs; - the possibility of transnational direct democracy.

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