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The people and the party system

the referendum and electoral reform in British politics

by Vernon Bogdanor

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Referendum -- Great Britain,
    • Representative government and representation -- Great Britain,
    • Elections -- Great Britain,
    • Political parties -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVernon Bogdanor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJF493.G74 B64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4258368M
      ISBN 10052124207X, 0521285259
      LC Control Number81003895

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      A pioneer of women’s rights, Anthony believed women deserved the same freedoms as men and devoted her life to achieving that goal. She established the National Woman Suffrage Association in and was arrested a few years later for attempting to vote. Please join the Political Reform program on Wednesday, January 8th for a discussion and reception to celebrate the release of Lee Drutman’s new book, Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America. American democracy is in deep crisis.


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