Globalisation - The Bane of Popular Sovereignty?
Pyke, John R. (2001) Globalisation - The Bane of Popular Sovereignty? In Sampford, Charles J. & Round, Tom (Eds.) Beyond the republic: meeting the global challenges to constitutionalism. Federation Press, Leichhardt, N.S.W., pp. 205-214.
It is argued that the undeniable fact that 'globalisation' is affecting Australia's freedom of action in some respects does not mean that it is futile to strive for an increased level of direct popular involvment in our institutions of government. In particular, it is argued that we should not be deterred from considering the institution of Citizen-Initiated Referendums (CIR) by the threat of 'redneck populism' or local protectionist sentiments.
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|Keywords:||popular sovereignty, sovereignty of the people, citizens initiated referendum, populism, globalisation, globalization, direct democracy, reactive sovereignty, proactive sovereignty|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600) > Political Theory and Political Philosophy (160609)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Constitutional Law (180108)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600) > Comparative Government and Politics (160603)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 Federation Press|
|Deposited On:||17 Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 05:34|
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