Campaign Strategy in Direct Democracy

  • Laurent Bernhard

Part of the Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century book series (CDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 214-255

About this book


In the first study of comparative direct-democracy, Laurent Bernhard explores the nature of direct-democratic campaigning in Switzerland. The author examines four policy areas: immigration, healthcare, welfare and economic liberalism focussing on interviews with campaign managers to provide a comprehensive analysis of direct-democratic campaigning.


campaign Campaigning democracy Direct democracy immigration Institution migration Policy tax reform

Authors and affiliations

  • Laurent Bernhard
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NCCR DemocracyUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of BerneBerneSwitzerland

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