This book describes the mechanism of the democratic institutions peculiar to Switzerland, explains the effects of those institutions, and examines the democratic features which are so strongly marked in the institutions.

chapter |20 pages

Federalism in Switzerland

chapter |16 pages

The Evolution of Democracy in Switzerland

chapter |31 pages

The Landsgemeinde

chapter |17 pages

The Referendum

chapter |22 pages

The Results of the Referendum

chapter |14 pages

The Popular Initiative

chapter |13 pages

The Results of the Initiative

chapter |6 pages

Compulsory Voting and Woman Suffrage

chapter |10 pages

Proportional Representation

chapter |12 pages

The Future of Democracy in Switzerland