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Swiss democracy

Wolf Linder

Swiss democracy

possible solutions to conflict in multicultural societies

by Wolf Linder

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Published by Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland,
  • Switzerland.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- Switzerland,
    • Democracy -- Switzerland,
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Switzerland,
    • Switzerland -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-203) and index.

      StatementWolf Linder ; foreword by Jürg Steiner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN8788 .L56 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL681419M
      ISBN 100312177569
      LC Control Number97028029

      Direct Democracy Direct democracy is one of the special features of the Swiss political system. It allows the electorate to express their opinion on decisions taken by the federal parliament and to propose amendments to the Federal Constitution. Get this from a library! Swiss democracy: possible solutions to conflict in multicultural societies. [Wolf Linder] -- Analysing the nature of Swiss politics, Linder aims to show how federalism and political power sharing could help to resolve political conflict in .

      Protsyk, Oleh Representation and Democracy in Eurasia's Unrecognized States: The Case of Transnistria. Post-Soviet Affairs, Vol. 25, Issue. 3, p. Cited by: Direct democracy or pure democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide on policy initiatives directly. This differs from the majority of currently established democracies, which are representative democracies. The theory and practice of direct democracy and participation as its common characteristic was the core of work of many theorists, philosophers and politicians, .

        The Swiss model of democracy has given way to a more centralised system, researchers argue in a new book. By Sonia Fenazzi See in other languages: 6 See in other languages: 6 Languages: 6.   Buy Direct Democracy in Switzerland 1 by Fossedal, Gregory (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(4).


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'The real value of the book lies in its critical dissection of features of Swiss democracy that are frequently praised in theory but rarely assessed in practice.

Linder shows that behind its apparent populist democracy lurks the power of interest by: Kenrick Jones is a British academic active in local politics who has written a very interesting book comparing Swiss and British democracy.5/5(2).

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Swiss Democracy: Possible Solutions to Conflict in Multicultural Societies. An updated third edition of this authoriative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing/5.

About this book An authoriative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing. Linder analyses the scope and limits of citizen's participation Swiss democracy book direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland most from parliamentary systems.

This book take you into the starnge system of direct democracy in Switzerland. It take you hand in hand through the history of Switzerland and it continue to describe the systmes and the way they works.

Very nice book for introduction to the system. A more elaborated books are needed for full undesrsanding of the by: About this book An updated 3rd edition of this authoritative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing.

Linder analyzes the scope and limits of citizens' participation in direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland from most parliamentary systems. Book description Despite Switzerland's small size, its political system is one of the most complex and fascinating among contemporary democracies.

The rich, complex mixture of centuries-old institutions and the refined political arrangements that exist today constitute a veritable laboratory for social scientists and their : Hanspeter Kriesi, Alexander H. Trechsel. Roughly 65% of Swiss citizens are satisfied with their government, according to Cheryl A.

Fain’s book Modern Direct Democracy in Switzerland and the American West. Nevertheless, according to Idea International, Swiss voter turnout in amounted to just % of the eligible electorate.

Switzerland has a tradition of direct democracy. For any change in the constitution, a referendum is mandatory (mandatory referendum); for any change in a law, a referendum can be requested (optional referendum).

In addition, the people may present a constitutional popular initiative to introduce amendments to. In Direct Democracy in Switzerland, Fossedal has developed a shrewd, sensitive overview of Switzerland's high notion of statecraft. He details the reasons for 5/5(1).

Available in: features of Swiss democracy are frequently praised in theory but rarely assessed in practice. In this revised and updated Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : $ Kenrick Jones is a British academic active in local politics who has written a very interesting book comparing Swiss and British democracy.

He sees many positive aspects to the Swiss system linked to local democracy.5/5(2). About this book. Introduction. An updated 3rd edition of this authoritative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing.

Linder analyzes the scope and limits of citizens' participation in direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland from most parliamentary systems.

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Children years. Infants years. Advanced search. Arrivals and departures. The important difference, however, between the Swiss system and the "indirect" democracy of Britain is that citizens are entitled to put almost every law decided by their representatives to a.

About this book. Introduction. An authoriative analysis of Swiss democracy, the institutions of federalism, and consensus democracy through political power sharing.

Linder analyses the scope and limits of citizen's participation in direct democracy, which distinguishes Switzerland most from parliamentary systems. Central and Eastern Europe and.

The Swiss attribute most of this success to their democracy which is high in The American author, Gregory Fossedal, provides a thorough discussion of Swiss democratic heritage and processes, inclusive of time spent living in Switzerland interviewing numerous Swiss /5.

This book draws together evidence from a variety of democratic innovations from around the world, including participatory budgeting in Brazil, Citizens' Assemblies on Electoral Reform in Canada, direct legislation in California and Switzerland and emerging experiments in e-democracy.

The book offers a rare systematic analysis of this diverse Cited by: The book demonstrates that one European country, viz., Switzerland, has a direct citizen-based democratic structure which coujld at least in part be beneficially incorporated into our representative parliamentary : Arena Books.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a country situated in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern.

Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the g code: +Get this from a library!

Swiss democracy: possible solutions to conflict in multicultural societies. [Wolf Linder] -- The features of Swiss democracy are frequently praised in theory but rarely assessed in practice. In this book Wolf Linder explains the way government and politics work in Switzerland.

Combining the.Publisher Synopsis Reviews of the 2nd Edition:'The real value of the book lies in its critical dissection of features of Swiss democracy that are frequently praised in theory but rarely assessed in practice. Linder shows that behind its apparent populist democracy lurks the power of interest groups.