Supporting Deliberative Systems with Referendums and Initiatives

Written by Alice el-Wakil 11 August 2020

“This article builds on this literature to argue that referendums and initiatives can serve deliberative systems by incentivising representatives to engage in recursive representation – namely, conversation-like exchange at the mass level with the represented deemed essential to deliberative systems” (el-Wakil, 2020).

Publisher: Journal on Deliberative Democracy

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Categories: Article, Tools of Democracy, Liberal Democracy