1. Direct democracy is a term coined by legal and political theory, but also used explicitly by a number of constitutions worldwide. Its obvious terminological counterpart is indirect or representative democracy. However, modern democratic theories demarcate direct democracy not just from representative democracy, but also from deliberative and participatory democracy. According to the first classification, direct democracy is a form of democracy in which the demos expresses its political will without any intermediate elected body. In most cases, however,...
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