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The Brexit paradox: direct democracy is a flawed route to reviving sovereignty

Doudonis, Panagiotis (2016) The Brexit paradox: direct democracy is a flawed route to reviving sovereignty. Democratic Audit UK (15 Jul 2016). Website.

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Abstract

Rhetoric around parliamentary sovereignty and “taking back control” became a recurring theme in the Leave Campaign. But Panagiotis Doudonis argues that there is a contradiction in using a referendum – a coercive, direct democracy device – to reclaim parliamentary sovereignty, which has its foundations in representative democracy.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 13:37
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80599

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