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The Institutions of Democracy

Umbers, Lachlan


My dissertation is devoted to the question of which political decision-making institutions real-world democratic societies ought to adopt. Following a brief introduction in chapter one, it is structured around three sub-issues. Part one considers how citizens’ conduct in elections ought to be regulated. Chapter two offers a defence of compulsory voting, by appeal to the wrongness of free-riding, and responds to many of the objections raised by compulsory...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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