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Definition of Representative Democracy

(noun) A democratic political system whereby an individual is elected by popular vote by the people to represent their interests.

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “representative democracy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/representative-democracy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

representative democracy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/representative-democracy/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “representative democracy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/representative-democracy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“representative democracy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 20153. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/representative-democracy/>.