English title: Critical consensus? Britain’s expectations and evaluations of democracy

Author(s): Sarah Butt - Rory Fitzgerald -

Language: English

Type: Book chapter

Year: 2014


Surveys of public opinion frequently show that the British public think it is important to live in a democracy and are agreed that, although it may have its problems, democracy is better than any other form of government. But what does this actually mean in practice? Is there a consensus about what living in a democracy should involve? How far do people think the political system in Britain currently delivers what they expect from a democracy?

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Anthology: British Social Attitudes 31st Report