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For the Many or the Few
Author: John G. Matsusaka

ISBN: 9780226510828
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 15 February 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.4 x 1.1
Description:
Direct democracy continues to grow in importance throughout the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set tax, expenditure, and social policies. John G. Matsusaka's "For the Many or the Few" studies a century of budget data from states and cities to provide the first comprehensive, empirical picture of how direct democracy is changing government policies.
Based on a century of evidence and the most recent theory, Matsusaka argues against the popular belief that initiatives empower wealthy special interest groups that neglect the majority view. Examining demographic, political, and opinion data, he demonstrates how initiatives led to significant tax and expenditure cuts over the last 30 years and that these cuts were supported by a majority of citizens. He concludes that, by and large, direct democracy in the United States has worked for the benefit of the many rather than the few.
""For the Many or the Few" is a valuable contribution to our understanding of American democratic institutions and public policy and...

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