2 edition of Referendums in eastern Europe found in the catalog.
Referendums in eastern Europe
|Series||EUI working paper -- no.2002/65|
|Contributions||Robert Schuman Centre., European University Institute.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||24|
Referendums Around the World With a Foreword by Sir David Butler the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Ronald J. Hill, Stephen White referendums history of direct democracy referendums in Africa referendums in North America referendums in Latin America referendums in Europe referendums in Australasia debates surrounding. Number of past referendums: The number of past referendums on EU integration issues in a country, ranging from 0 to 8 in our sample (M = , SD = ). Eastern Europe: Old Western vs. new Eastern European member states (joined the EU after ). Dummy variable indicating geographic affiliation to Eastern Europe (seven countries in our sample).Cited by:
Referendums around the world: the continued growth of direct democracy / "Referendums Around the World is a ground breaking empirical study. A successor to David Butler and Austin Ranney's classic, the present volume surveys all referendums held worldwide since since EU ENLARGEMENT AND THE CONSTITUTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE In the wake of the EU’s greatest enlargement, this book explores the adaptation of the constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe for mem-bership in the European Union. In response to the painful past, these new.
Since , there have been 39 referendums in western Europe on matters pertaining to the EU, of which 76 percent have resulted in a positive vote for the European project, according to . Europe's Governments Fear Brexit Vote Will Trigger "Referendum Contagion" But senior officials from the EU's largest economies told BuzzFeed News the European project will continue – with or.
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This book has been cited by the following publications. explaining the success of referendums in Europe. Comparative European Politics, Vol.
16, Issue. 5, p. CrossRef; Referendums and the European Union discusses how this dilemma has emerged to impact on the course of integration and how it can be by: Abstract. In present-day Europe, referendums are seen almost as synonymous with democracy.
In the words of a thoughtful observer, ‘in the last resort, Referendums in eastern Europe book arguments against the referendum are arguments against democracy’ (Bogdanor 93).Cited by: 2.
However, 24 states (principally in the West, but also in Eastern states, such as Massachusetts) and many local and city governments provide for referendums and citizen's initiatives. Such state-level referendums, as an example, have resulted in the limitation of property taxes as with California's Proposition 13 and Massachusetts' Proposition.
In the wake of the EU's biggest enlargement, this book explores the adaptation of the constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for membership in the European Union. In response to the painful past, these new constitutions were notably closed to transfer of powers to international organizations, and accorded a prominent status to.
Get this from a library. Referendums in Eastern Europe: the effects on reforming the EU treaties and on the candidate countries' positions in the convention. [Anneli Albi; Robert Schuman Centre.]. Russia, the former Soviet Union and the Eastern Europe: the referendum as a flexible political instrument / Stephen White and Ronald J.
Hill Sweden: the referendum as an instrument for defusing political issues / Olof Ruin -- I am profoundly grateful to author Ivan Krastev for writing and to the University of Pennsylvania Press for publishing the book "After Europe." This book is a reflection about the social forces and events that are influencing disintegration of the European Economic Union/5.
'Referendums Around the World offers a comprehensive literature overview, both empirical and theoretical, on referendums. Much more formidable, however, are the historical analyses of referendums all over the world, from Europe to Sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania, and from the United States to the ex-Communist countries.
This book is intended to provide a broadly comparative, empirically based introduction to the institutions of direct democracy as they exist in the world today. As the first chapter of the book establishes, the use of devices such as initiatives, referendums, and other types of direct votes has increased substantially over the past two decades.
Referendums and the European Union these are just some of the fundamental questions addressed in this book. The central EU Enlargement and the Constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe. In the wake of the EU's greatest enlargement, this book explores the adaptation of the constitutions of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for membership in the European Union.
In response to the painful past, these new constitutions were notably closed to transfer of powers to international organizations, and accorded a prominent status to Author: Anneli Albi.
referendums in Eastern Europe. The variation in their topics was important because results are more robust when observing similar patterns across di ﬀ erent types of decisions. EU-related referendums are also complex because of their impact on decision-making in Europe.
Treaties need to be ratified by all member states before they become take effect, which means that in those countries where referendums are needed to ratify a treaty (such as in Ireland and Denmark), the entire process could be stalled because of the.
Albi, A., Referendums in Eastern Europe: The Effects on Reforming the European Union Treaties and on the Candidate Countries' Positions in the Convention (European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre Working Paper No.
/65, Florence, )Cited by: Most of the Eastern bloc countries were seemingly happy to join another bloc after the end of the Cold War. And Irish voters, despite their animosity towards British historical rule, agreed to increase EU influence in no less than seven referendums since (although one was an amended repeat of a previously rejected proposal).Author: Dina Pardijs.
Since the first British referendum was held inthe ‘Brexit’ vote became the eleventh, and the second time the U.K. held a referendum to determine its future relationship with Europe. Qvortrup shows that 49% of postwar referendums in Western Europe have overruled the government's position, which proves that referendums are not the tools of governments.
51% have backed the government's position, which proves that people do not just oppose the government whatever the merits of Cited by: Referendums in the United Kingdom are occasionally held at a national, regional or local level. National referendums can be permitted by an Act of Parliament and regulated through the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Actbut they are by tradition extremely rare due to the principle of parliamentary sovereignty meaning that they cannot be constitutionally binding on either the Northern Ireland border poll: When Britons cast ballots on Thursday on whether to remain in the European Union, the vote will have enormous consequences for the future of Britain and Europe.
And if past referendums on European. These referendums provide us with an excellent comparative opportunity to deepen our understanding of the European integration issue and how it interacts with domestic politics, and of the dynamics of referendums in general and referendums on the European issue in : Taylor And Francis.
Ibid., p. A Reply to Peter Oliver –Stephen Tierney, Professor of Constitutional Theory, University of Edinburgh and Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law I am extremely grateful for Peter Oliver’s generous and insightful review of Constitutional focuses on three elements in the book – theoretical premises, practical concerns and unexplored.Book Description.
Democratic Innovations in Central and Eastern Europe expands research on democratic innovations by looking specifically at different forms of democratic innovations in Central and Eastern Europe. The book covers direct democracy (referendums in particular), deliberative democracy practices and e-participation – forms which are salient in practice because they match the.
The UK has a lower value than France, Switzerland and the EU average on V-Dem’s Direct Popular Vote index. Referendums are very rare in the UK, where only two have been held prior to this year’s Brexit referendum, in and Well known for its system of direct democracy and numerous referendums Switzerland has by far the highest score.