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V7. Unicameralism–Bicameralism

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Reform of the House of Lords provides critical insights not just into the nature of New Labour's statecraft but also into the challenges of constitutional political analysis. This examines empirical ... More


The House of Lords as a Second Chamber

Andrew Adonis

in Making Aristocracy Work: The Peerage and the Political System in Britain, 1884-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203896
eISBN:
9780191676031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203896.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The capability of a political organization to construct or embody alliances with ever-changing and competent social elements determines the institution's power. Whenever institutions are not able to ... More


Salisbury’s House

Andrew Adonis

in Making Aristocracy Work: The Peerage and the Political System in Britain, 1884-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203896
eISBN:
9780191676031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203896.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the different turning points and administrations vital in the development of the House of Lords, its constituents, policies, processes, and scope of governance, from the late ... More


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