Direct Democracy in Asia
In sharp contrast to what happens on other continents, the development of direct democracy in Asia follows a winding and sometimes even contradictory path that needs to be analyzed scientifically.
Direct democracy in the post-Soviet era
Although many former CIS states have introduced an astonishing variety of direct democracy instruments, the flawed use of the democratic culture has resulted in a strengthening of the role of autocratic presidents instead of Parliaments.
project leader: Jonathan Wheatley
Local experiences with direct democracy in China
The recording of the movements and instruments with which, at a local level, citizens can express their will with the consent of the CPC.
project leader: Andreas Auer, Jonathan Wheatley