Institutional Reform

Institutional reform to democracy is regularly proposed, and occasionally implemented, such as changing the way parliament operates, the way elections are conducted or relationships both within and between the branches of government.

October 11, 2011

Thorvaldur Gylfason from the University of Iceland outlines how the island nation sought to reshape its Constitution and political system after the GFC.

Opinion
December 3, 2015

The Director of the Centre for Social Research, Delhi, Ranjana Kumari, says gender discrimination is holding India back.

Opinion
June 27, 2014

Michael Riegner and Richard Stacey from New York University discuss the possibility of a democratic system where the role of political parties is marginal.

Academic
August 18, 2014

Diane Francis argues in The American Interest that the US should merge with if the two nations merge and adopt a single Canadian-style democracy.

Opinion
April 1, 2012

The IPU and the UN have produced the Global Parliamentary Report, a comprehensive look at the relations between parliaments and citizens.

Report
July 1, 2013

A review of Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale, an edited volume on how deliberative democracy could be expanded.

Academic
July 13, 2015

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby suggests some ways to 'fix' politics and its 'wicked' problems.

Opinion
July 14, 2015

The University of Melbourne's Mark Triffitt argues democracy is in crisis.

Opinion
July 15, 2015

Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders and ABC Radio National host Jonathan Green in conversation about Australia's federal democracy.

Opinion

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