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Louise Haagh

. “ Public Opinion Monitoring at a Glance—in the time of ovid-19 .” May 5 , DG Communication's Public Opinion Monitoring Unit European Parliament .

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Lauri Rapeli and Inga Saikkonen

democracies have not been tested by pandemics or similar events in the contemporary media landscape, where public opinion can be manipulated through effective spreading of disinformation. Indeed, many observers have characterized the COVID-19 crisis as also

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Roberto Farneti

Trends in American Public Opinion .” American Journal of Sociology 114 ( 2 ): 408 – 446 . Bishop , Bill . 2009 . The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart . Boston : Mariner Books . Booth , Alan . 1985

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Deliberation and Courts

The Role of the Judiciary in a Deliberative System

Donald Bello Hutt

. Accordingly, he sees constitutional review as the application of already justified constitutional norms to ordinary legislation. The adjudicator assumes the role of an impartial referee between citizens and their representatives; it ensures that public opinion

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The Limits of Liberal Democracy

Prospects for Democratizing Democracy

Viviana Asara

equality at its bosom, and on the other hand it is a technique of governing resting on the employment of popular consent to restrain claims for equality and justice and on the manipulation of public opinion through management of mass communication

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Leif Lewin

Global Democracy Will Be Realized . Amherst, NY : Cambria Press . Lippmann , Walter . 1922 . Public Opinion . New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company . Macdonald , Terry . 2008 . Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation beyond

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The Deliberative Potential of Facultative Referendums

Procedure and Substance in Direct Democracy

Alice el-Wakil

Direct Democracy? A Reply to Critics. ” Pp. 357 – 360 in Is Democracy Viable without a Unified Public Opinion? The Swiss Experience and the Belgian Case , ed. Dave Sinardet and Marc Hooghe . Brussels : Re-Bel e-books . Trechsel , Alexander H

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Filimon Peonidis

) claims that “no one wants to appear autocratic, eccentric or stupid” and that allotted legislators would not dare to ignore “the force of public opinion.” I will grant him this point, since it is not unlikely for these legislators to be responsive to the

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‘The Expenditure of a Million of British Sovereigns in this Otherwise Miserable Place’

Frontier Wars, Public Debt and the Cape’s Non-racial Constitution

Jeff Peires

broke out, the financial implications took time to register, as the Parliamentary vote already quoted clearly shows. But with the advent of the Eighth Frontier War, a mere three years after the close of the Seventh, it started to dawn on British public

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’Tis but a Habit in an Unconsolidated Democracy

Habitual Voting, Political Alienation and Spectatorship

Anthony Lawrence A. Borja

Political Science Review 97 ( 2 ): 261 – 280 . Bergan , D. E. , A. S. Gerber , D. P. Green and C. Panagopoulos . 2005 . ‘ Grassroots Mobilization and Voter Turnout in 2004 ’, Public Opinion Quarterly 69 ( 5 ): 760 – 777 . Borja , A. L. A