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  • Democracy
    • Representative
      • Operates through regular and fair elections eg in UK general election happens within a 5 year period.
      • Form of indirect democracy
      • More practical in todays society.
    • Direct
      • Implies that all citizens have a direct and continous participation and are actively involved in decision making process.
      • Existed in ancient athens but isn't practical now.
      • Modern examples are referendums, eg AV vote in 2011
    • "Democracy is government of the people for the people"


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