* Representative democracy
is not without flaws, but it works better than any alternative.
He looks at the appearance of Moses, with whom Israel's path to monotheism begins; the short-lived, abruptly terminated public activities of Jesus of Nazareth, which turned into Christianity; the tumultuous emergence of the Reformation in Central Europe as the beginning of Protestantism; the 13 American colonies' renunciation of the British motherland the the establishment of modern, representative democracy
; and the formation of revolutionary cells in Czarist Russia between 1860 and 1880, from which Communism would ultimately emerge.
the struggle for rights and freedoms: strengthening representative democracy
and gaining new democracies in the world
Writing to your constituents is a great way to respond to inquiries, provide information about your work and by letting them know you value their opinions--show them that representative democracy
The fact is that the building which becomes the Assembly debating chamber will represent the future of Welsh selfdetermination and of Welsh representative democracy
That's one of the more troubling findings of "Citizenship: A Challenge for All Generations," released in September by the Alliance for Representative Democracy
, a partnership of NCSL's Trust for Representative Democracy
, the Center for Civic Education and the Center on Congress at Indiana University.
I agree parliamentary representative democracy
is an outdated concept and I look forward to genuine direct democracy and the social revolution.
NCSL also announced a new initiative in its ongoing effort to promote representative democracy
in the homeland.
State legislatures, he says, are in a unique position to strengthen public understanding of representative democracy
. First, though, they need to learn how to make their constituents not only hear them, but listen to them.
The engine that drives this system of representative democracy
is the legislature, which is responsible for performing three vital and overlapping functions: representation, lawmaking and balancing the power of the executive.
She shows how populism comes from within representative democracy
and aims to construct its own representative people and government, and she focuses on populism as a movement that aspires to and achieves power and competes with constitutional democracy.
We are supposed to live in a representative Democracy
with the House of Commons at Westminster being the mother of UK Parliaments with duly elected members of this Parliament.