DIRECT DEMOCRACY

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  • Created on: 27-11-12 10:38

There are different types of democracy: representative democracy, direct democracy.

Direct democracy - the origins of democracy it self, the power is within the people. known as 'classical democracy'. The citizens govern themselves. 

Advantages: 

  • Genuine democracy - direct democracy is the only pure form of democracy, the laws are made by the people this ensures that the people will obey because you are governing yourself. 
  • Enables personal development - direct democracy creates a more knowledgeable and well informed citizen as they are 'directly' involved in modern politics.
  • Legitimate government - the rules are made by the people therefore, people are

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