This book systematically examines the impact of direct democracy on representative democracy.It is a point that is consistent with the theoretical work on direct democracy of Tsebelis (2002), who argues that the institution of direct democracy adds another veto player to the policy-making process, thereby making policy change much harder. ... In one of the few systematic evaluations of the restrictionsaon the California budgetaJohn G. Matsusaka shows that they are ... Nevertheless, even one-third of the budget constrained in this way might limit policy flexibility and damageanbsp;...
|Title||:||Direct Democracy's Impact on American Political Institutions|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2008-04-29|