Referendums Around the World

The Continued Growth of Direct Democracy

  • Matt Qvortrup

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Ronald J. Hill, Stephen White
    Pages 17-42
  3. Matt Qvortrup
    Pages 43-64
  4. Uwe Serdült
    Pages 65-121
  5. David Altman
    Pages 162-185
  6. Norbert Kersting
    Pages 186-206
  7. Masahiro Kobori
    Pages 207-217
  8. Caroline Morris
    Pages 218-245
  9. Matt Qvortrup
    Pages 246-251
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 252-306

About this book


Surveying all referendums around the world since 1793, Dr Qvortrup and contributors provide a thorough account of why and when citizens have been asked to vote on policy issues. Referendums Around the World is essential reading for political scientists and others interested in direct democracy as well as representative government.


democracy Direct democracy government Policy referendum

Editors and affiliations

  • Matt Qvortrup
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management and SecurityCranfield UniversityUK

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