Democracy and ITS Forms (In the Slovak Republic)
doc. JUDr. Klaudia Marczyová, PhD.

The author deals with citizens´ opportunities to take part in the execution of state power as stated in fundamental democratic principles. An attention is paid to selected alternatives (direct and non-direct form of democracy) and analysis of certain issues whilst the conclusion leads towards their application by citizens and an account of a real state of play in the Slovak Republic.
Keywords: direct democracy, representative democracy, elections, political rights, principle of the peoples sovereignty, referendum.