Democracy is a process, not an event, and that process must be learned through practice. But while there are certain consistent core elements, that process will differ from one context to another, with each country determining for itself how its democracy will look and function. WFD’s research in this area takes a comparative approach, analysing a variety of democratic practice across numerous contexts to draw out potential lessons for countries looking to reform or consolidate their democratic processes or institutions.
Stephanie Le Lievre2020-04-08T09:09:27+00:00March 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Regulating referendums: An international survey of democracies
by Dr Matt Qvortrup A survey of 34 countries’ regulation of referenda shows that worldwide, regulation is minimal and open to abuse.
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