Swiss Democracy

Possible Solutions to Conflict in Multicultural Societies

  • Wolf Linder

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
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    Pages 43-91
  3. Wolf Linder
    Pages 92-127
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    Pages 158-206
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 207-246

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.


conflict democracy desegregation federalism Institution parliament participation

Authors and affiliations

  • Wolf Linder
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceUniversity of BernSwitzerland

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