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Parliaments in time

  1. TitleParliaments in time : the evolution of legislative democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015 / Michael Koß
    Author Koß, Michael, 1976- (Author)
    Another responsib. European Consortium for Political Research (Other)
    IssueFirst edition
    PublicationLondon : Oxford University Press, 2018
    Scopexii, 306 stran : ilustrace ; 24 cm
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Edition Comparative politics
    NotePod názvem: ecpr
    Obsahuje bibliografii, bibliografické odkazy a rejstřík
    Annotation"This book analyses ninety procedural reforms which restructured control over the plenary agenda and committee power in Britain, France, Sweden, and Germany between 1866 and 2015. Legislatures evolve towards one of two procedural ideal types: talking (where governments control the agenda) or working legislatures (with powerful committees). All else being equal, legislators' demand for mega-seats on legislative committees triggers the evolution of working legislatures. If, however, legislators fail to centralize agenda control in response to anti-system obstruction, legislative procedures break down. Rather than a decline of legislatures, talking legislatures accordingly indicate the resilience of legislative democracy. In conclusion, the book shows the causal nexus between procedural reforms and (legislative) democracy." --Cover
    Výrazy tezauru demokracie * zákonodárný sbor * parlament * legislativní proces * Spojené království * Německo * Švédsko * Francie * 2. polovina 19. století * 20. století * 1. polovina 21. století
    Klasifikační znaky0406 - Politický rámec
    0421 - Parlament
    0426 - Práce parlamentu
    Copy count1, currently available 1
    Document kindMonografie
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