Series: Library of Legislative Studies
The existence of noticeable 'unified' parties is central to the theory and practice of democracy in general, and to parliamentary democracy in particular. However, legislative studies scholars have good reason to cease treating parties as monolithic, unitary actors, for they evidently are not. The...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Series: West European Politics
The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been...
Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge
Israel in Comparative and Theoretical Perspective
This volume brings together a set of articles on parties, elections and social cleavages that address theoretical aspects of these concepts with reference to Israel, and subject Israel to a comparative analysis....
Published April 29th 2000 by Routledge
The bases of uneasy member-leadership relations, their manifestation and sometimes resolution, and the consequences of member-leadership tension to effective parliamentary performace and policy-making are considered in studies ranging from Germany to the US and New Zealand and globally....
Published February 28th 2000 by Routledge