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Direct democracyA comparative study of the theory and practice of government by the people$
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Dr Matt Qvortrup

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780719082061

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719082061.001.0001

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The Political Theory of Direct Democracy: The Theoretical Justification for Citizen Involvement

The Political Theory of Direct Democracy: The Theoretical Justification for Citizen Involvement

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(p.12) 1 The Political Theory of Direct Democracy: The Theoretical Justification for Citizen Involvement
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Direct democracy
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Matt Qvortrup

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082061.003.0002

The chapter presents an overview of the intellectual history of direct democracy. The chapter shoiws how theorists from Aristotle to Hayek made a case for citizen involvement.

Keywords:   Aristotle, Marsilius of Padua, Friedrich Hayek, Karl Marx

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