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This list relates to the semester Spring 2019 which does not start until 01/01/2019
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  2. Suggested Reading: 1 item
  3. 1. Introduction (week beginning 23rd January) 7 items
    1. Direct democracy worldwide - David Altman 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Referendums around the world: the growing use of direct democracy - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research 1994

      Book Recommended Read: Bogdanor (1994), ‘Western Europe’

  4. 2. Understanding Direct Democracy (week beginning 30th January) 9 items
    1. The politics of direct democracy: referendums in global perspective - Lawrence LeDuc 2003

      Book Recommended Chapters 1 and 2.

    2. Direct democracy worldwide - David Altman 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-4.

  5. 3. EU referendums (week beginning 6th February) 11 items
    1. Europe in question: referendums on European integration - Sara Binzer Hobolt 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  6. 4. The USA - petitions, initiatives and propositions (week beginning 13th February) 14 items
    1. The Initiative Process 16/11/2010

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    2. Referendums around the world: the growing use of direct democracy - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research 1994

      Book Recommended Read: Magleby (1994), ‘Direct Legislation in the United States’

    3. The initiative: citizen lawmaking - Joseph Francis Zimmerman 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Design, meaning, and choice in direct democracy: the influences of petitioners and voters - Shauna Reilly, ebrary, Inc c2010

      Book Recommended Currently unavailable

    5. Racial propositions: ballot initiatives and the making of postwar California - Daniel HoSang, American Council of Learned Societies c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Giving voters a voice: the origins of the initiative and referendum in America - Steven L. Piott, ebrary, Inc c2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Gay rights at the ballot box - Amy L. Stone, ebrary, Inc c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  7. 5. Switzerland (week beginning 27th February) 8 items
    1. Switzerland's direct democracy 21/10/2011

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    2. Referendums around the world: the growing use of direct democracy - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research 1994

      Book Recommended Read: Kobach (1994), ‘Switzerland’

    3. The Swiss referendum of 1989 - Marko Milivojević 1990-9

      Article Recommended

    4. Who supports minority rights in popular votes? Empirical evidence from Switzerland - Adrian Vatter, Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen, Deniz Danaci

      Article Recommended

  8. 6. Morality Referendums (week beginning 6th March) 15 items
    1. Ireland says yes: the inside story of how the vote for marriage equality was won - Gráinne Healy, Brian Sheehan, Noel Whelan 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The marriage equality referendum 2015 - Yvonne Murphy 02/04/2016

      Article Recommended

    3. Understanding the 2015 marriage referendum in Ireland: context, campaign and conservative Ireland - J. A. Elkink ...[and three others] 2015

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9DD

    4. Divorce—Italian style - Martin Clark, David Hine, R. E. M. Iving 1974

      Article Recommended

    5. The Irish referendum on divorce (1986) - Cornelius O'Leary 1987-4

      Article Recommended

  9. 7. UK referendums (week beginning 13th March) 12 items
    1. The politics of direct democracy: referendums in global perspective - Lawrence LeDuc 2003

      Book Recommended Chapters 3 and 5.

    2. Wales says yes: devolution and the 2011 Welsh referendum - Richard Wyn Jones, Roger Scully, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The UK's electoral reform referendum of May 2011 - Samantha Laycock ...[and three others] June 2013

      Article Recommended

  10. 8. Campaign Presentation 1 (week beginning 20th March) 0 items
  11. 9. Campaign Presentation 2 (week beginning 27th March) 0 items
  12. 10. Conclusion: Putting it All Together (week beginning 3rd April) 0 items
  13. Campaign Presentation Material 5 items
    1. Ireland says yes: the inside story of how the vote for marriage equality was won - Gráinne Healy, Brian Sheehan, Noel Whelan 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  14. BEYOND the READING LIST 1 item
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