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Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View : A Comparative View - David M. Olson

Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative View

A Comparative View

Hardcover Published: 10th August 1994
ISBN: 9781563243141
Number Of Pages: 256

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This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government.

Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Legislatures in Today's Democraciesp. 1
The Members: Representatives and Legislatorsp. 13
Political Parties: The Internal Organization of Parliament, Ip. 31
Committees: The Internal Organization of Parliament, IIp. 56
Summaryp. 72
Legislative-Executive Relationsp. 74
The Electorate and the Public: Elections and Interest Groupsp. 94
Summaryp. 114
Parliaments at the Beginningp. 115
Summaryp. 130
Legislatures in the Policy Processp. 132
Stages of Legislative Procedurep. 145
the Vocabulary of Parliaments and Legislaturesp. 153
Congress and Parliament: American and British Englishp. 159
Referencesp. 161
Author Indexp. 173
Subject Indexp. 176
About the Authorp. 184
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ISBN: 9781563243141
ISBN-10: 1563243148
Series: American Political Institutions & Public Policy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 10th August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 18.09  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.4