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- Mller, Wolfgang C. / Bergman, Torbjrn
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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democraciesav Kaare Strm911
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This is the most ambitious and comprehensive account of the institutions of democratic delegation in West European parliamentary democracies. An international team of contributors provides unprecedented cross-national investigations of West European political institutions from 1945 until the present day.
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This analysis of coalition politics in Western Europe is based on the most comprehensive data set ever employed in coalition studies exploring both coalitional and single-party countries and governments.
Minority governments in parliamentary democracies are conventionally considered to be unstable and ineffective aberrations from the principle of majority rule. Through analysis of over 350 postwar governments, the author shows that minority govern...
List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION AND THEORY; 1. Parliamentary Democracy: Promise and Problems; 2. Delegation and its Perils; 3. Parliamentary Democracy and Delegation; SECTION 2: SURVEY; 4. Democratic Delegation and Accountability: Cross-National Patterns; 5. Austria: Imperfect Parliamentarism but Fully-Fledged Party Democracy; 6. Belgium: Delegation and Accountability under Partitocratic Rule; 7. Denmark: Delegation and Accountability in Minority Situations; 8. Finland: Polarized Pluralism in the Shadow of a Strong President; 9. France: Delegation and Accountability in the Fifth Republic; 10. Germany: Multiple Veto Points, Informal Co-ordination, and Problems of Hidden Action; 11. Greece: 'Rationalizing' Constitutional Powers in a Post-Dictatorial Country; 12. Iceland: A Parliamentary Democracy with a Semi-Presidential Constitution; 13. Ireland: 'O What a Tangled Web...' - Delegation, Accountability, and Executive Power; 14. Italy: Delegation and Accountability in a Changing Parliamentary Democracy; 15. Luxembourg: A Case of More 'Direct' Delegation and Accountability; 16. The Netherlands: Rules and Mores in Delegation and Accountability Relationships; 17. Norway: Virtual Parliamentarism; 18. Portugal: Changing Patterns of Delegation and Accountability under the President's Watchful Eyes; 19. Spain: Delegation and Accountability in a Newly Established Democracy; 20. Sweden: From Separation of Power to Parliamentary Supremacy - and Back Again?; 21. The United Kingdom: Still a Single 'Chain of Command'? The Hollowing Out of the 'Westminster Model'; SECTION 3: ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSION; 22. Dimensions of Citizen Control; 23. Challenges to Parliamentary Democracy