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Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century

Citizens' Initiatives in Europe

Procedures and Consequences of Agenda-Setting by Citizens

Editors: Setälä, M., Schiller, T. (Eds.)

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An exploration and analysis of the regulation and practices of citizens' initiatives in eleven European democracies and the EU. The contributors to this volume shed light on how citizens' initiatives influence patterns of political agenda-setting in representative democracies and how they can contribute to participatory democracy.

About the authors

DAUNIS AUERS Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Political Science at the University of Latvia VÍCTOR CUESTA Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain KARIM GIESE Assistant Professor for Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University Salzburg, Spain, Austria BRUNO KAUFMANN Co-founder and President of the Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe and member of the City Government in Falun, Sweden ALGIS KRUPAVICIUS Professor and Director of Policy and Public Administration Institute, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania ERIK LÁ TIC Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia GEORG LUTZ Project Director of the Swiss Electoral Studies (Selects) at the Social Science Research Centre FORS, Lausanne, Sweden WILFRIED MARXER Director and Head of the Department of Political Sciences at the Liechtenstein Institute, Bendern, Liechtenstein ZOLTÁN TIBOR PÁLLINGER Associate Professor for Political Science and Dean of the Faculty of International Relations, Andrássy German-Speaking University Budapest, Hungary ANNA RYTEL-WARZOCHA Senior Research and Teaching Fellow at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdansk, Poland THEO SCHILLER Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Philipps University Marburg Germany MAIJA SETÄLÄ Academy Research Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Turku in Finland PIERVINCENZO ULERI Researcher in Political Science at the 'Cesare Alfieri', University of Florence, Italy

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Schiller, Theo (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

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  • Switzerland: Citizens’ Initiatives as a Measure to Control the Political Agenda

    Lutz, Georg

    Pages 17-36

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  • Initiatives in Liechtenstein: Safety Valve in a Complex System of Government

    Marxer, Wilfried

    Pages 37-52

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  • An Electoral Tactic? Citizens’ Initiatives in Post-Soviet Latvia

    Auers, Daunis

    Pages 53-68

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  • Institutions of Citizens’ Political Participation in Italy: Crooked Forms, Hindered Institutionalization

    Uleri, Pier Vincenzo

    Pages 71-88

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Citizens' Initiatives in Europe
Book Subtitle
Procedures and Consequences of Agenda-Setting by Citizens
Editors
  • M. Setälä
  • T. Schiller
Series Title
Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36990-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230369900
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-31969-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 262
Topics