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Why did the west extend the franchise?

democracy, inequality and growth in historical perspective

by Daron Acemoglu

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Published by Dept. of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDaron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson
SeriesWorking paper / Dept. of Economics -- 96-32, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 96-32.
ContributionsRobinson, James A., 1960-
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. :
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24638330M
OCLC/WorldCa36467997

Votes at 16 is about what kind of democracy we want to be – one which engages our young people in their futures, and securing a fair franchise. And we know it works. 16 and 17 year olds threw themselves wholeheartedly into the Scottish referendum, with 75% voting and 97% saying they would vote in .


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The Why did the west extend the franchise? book was extended in and then again in andtransferring voting rights toportionsofthesocietywith nopreviouspoliticalrepresentation. The decades after the political reforms witnessed radical social reforms, increased taxation, and the extension of education to the Size: KB.

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Extension of the franchise Between the Reform Act and the Representation of the People Act, democratic reform grew at a faster pace than at any other time. A study of the period to and the extension of the franchise.

It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September The two AS sections deal with narrative and explanation of the topic. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin. The Expansion of the Franchise The history of the amendments to the Constitution is, in one sense, a history of the expansion of certain political freedoms, including voting.

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One way that the “franchise” could be extended further in the UK is to lower the age at which people are eligible to vote. Currently the voting age in the UK Why did the west extend the franchise? book However, 16 and 17 year olds were permitted to vote in the Scottish Independence referendum.

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Extending the franchise to year olds is not only socially just, but by giving over a million people a voice on how the country should be run for the first time in their lives, this could very well shape the future direction of British politics, both domestically and internationally, in the years to come.

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