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The Long and Tortuous Path to Military Amnesty and the Referendum in Uruguay, 1985–1989

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this first chapter of Part III of the book (Truth and Justice under Successor Democratic Regimes), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice were dealt with under democratic ... More


The organisational strategies of movements in referendums from below

Donatella della Porta, Francis O’Connor, Martín Portos, and Anna Subirats Ribas

in Social Movements and Referendums from Below: Direct Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333418
eISBN:
9781447333456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333418.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the organisational aspects of the referendums from below in Scotland and Catalonia and the participation of various social movements in those campaigns. It first considers the ... More


Let the People Vote

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details the strategies involved in a 1951 campaign by a coalition of small property owners and anti-tax proponents who sought to halt creation of public housing through a ballot ... More


The Limits of Electoral Reform

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Institutions to electoral reform advocates and political scientists#x2014;both argue that variation in electoral institutions affectshow elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and ... More


Equal time for Judas Iscariot? Broadcast treatment of political contests in the Republic of Ireland

Colum Kenny

in Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380277
eISBN:
9781781381564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380277.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the statutory requirements for fairness, objectivity and impartiality in the broadcast treatment of political contests, including referenda, in the Republic of Ireland. It ... More


The Limits of Electoral Institutions

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

in The Limits of Electoral Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concluding chapter presents reasons why it is that electoral reforms disappoint. Claims about transformative effects of reforms distract from partisan interest that may motivate elites to alter ... More


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