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Parties in Legislatures:: Two Competing Explanations

Shaun Bowler

in Parties Without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253098
eISBN:
9780191599026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253099.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Assesses the degree to which parties still structure the legislative process. Party cohesion and party dominance within legislatures has usually been grounded in one of two explanations. One ... More


International Economic Integration, the Nation‐State, and Democracy: An Impossible Trinity?

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Critics of globalization argue that economic integration threatens democracy and national sovereignty by restricting the range of public goods political leaders can offer to their voters. However, ... More


The Art of Political Manipulation in the European Convention

George Tsebelis and Sven-Oliver Proksch

in Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153926
eISBN:
9781400842506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how the first procedural impossibility of reforming European institutions was removed. It examines how the Convention leadership was able to structure an unprecedented ... More


Revealing Constitutional Preferences in the European Convention

Sven-Oliver Proksch

in Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153926
eISBN:
9781400842506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153926.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines agenda control in the European Convention from a positional, rather than an institutional, angle. Convention President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing's ability to extract so many ... More


The Analysis of Talking and Working Legislatures

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses agenda control and committee power as the most important features of talking and working legislatures. Agenda control is regarded as centralized if governments possess ... More


Minority-Party Power in the Senate and House of Representatives

Sean Gailmard and Jeffery A. Jenkins

in Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the conventional wisdom that the minority is considerably stronger in the Senate. If the Senate's institutional arrangements do confer more power on the minority party as ... More


Pathways to Path-Dependence, 1918–90

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

During 1918–90 ideological, anti-system communist and fascist parties emerged. Anti-system obstruction and the response to it from establishment parties explain why a centralization of agenda control ... More


Policy Change after Reform

Drew Halfmann

in Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226313429
eISBN:
9780226313443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313443.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains the differences across the three countries in abortion policies. It is argued here that the degree to which political parties addressed the abortion issue was one of the main ... More


(Non-)Departures from the Legislative State of Nature, 1866–1917

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Prior to 1917, a centralization of agenda control was successful in the British House of Commons between 1882 and 1902 but failed in the German Reichstag in 1906. In the House of Commons, followers ... More


Introduction: Legislators in the Steel-Hard Casing

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter identifies the problem of legislative democracy. As a response to growing pressures to increase procedural efficiency in the wake of the Industrial Revolution and the advent of more ... More


Adaptations, 1991–2015

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 1991–2015 period saw both the diminished importance of the traditional anti-system parties of the left (due to the end of Communist rule in Europe) as well as the rise of new populist radical ... More


Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Michael Koß

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book sheds light on the institutional development of four (emerging) Western European parliaments. Parliaments in Western Europe are noteworthy for several reasons. Their institutional designs ... More


Rule Design and Enforcement

in Rules and Restraint: Government Spending and the Design of Institutions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226682594
eISBN:
9780226682617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226682617.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which describes why institutions exist, and the challenges encountered both in designing rules and enforcing them, argues that exogenously enforced rules are more stable than those ... More


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