Unit 11

The Future of Parliamentary Democracy

Return to Unit

1. True or False. The most significant trend that will shape the future of parliamentary democracy is the advent of electronic voting:



2. Three mechanisms of direct democracy include:

   referrenda, plebecites, recall

   referrenda, initiatives, recall

   referrenda, elections, recall

   referrenda, initiatives, electronic town halls

3. Parties that have advocated direct democracy platforms are often labeled:





4. An international trend that is having a major impact on domestic governments is:

   reduced interest rates

   domestic violence



5. True or False. Governments are using technology in creative ways to provide more information to citizens: