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On Studying Governments

Rudy B. Andeweg

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter gives an overview of approaches to the study of governments, building explicitly on the work of A. King (1975) and C. Campbell (1993), who, respectively, offered three research themes ... More


Joined-Up Government and Cabinet Government

Christopher Foster

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the diverging and converging points of the joined-up and the cabinet government. The chapter provides a background on the changes that have been ensued since the introduction ... More


The Evolution of Constitutional Monarchy

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The British monarchy is by far the oldest of all the constitutional monarchies. Its origins can be traced back to before the Norman Conquest. The influence of Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights are ... More


: The Analysis of British Political Institutions

Geoffrey Marshall

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The analysis of British political institutions in the twentieth century has not emerged solely from the writing of textbooks by political scientists. The genesis of general thinking about the ... More


Introduction

Brian Woodall

in Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter surveys the analytical topography and introduces the conceptual framework that informs this study. Concepts from institutionalization theory and historical institutionalism are fused to ... More


Prime Ministers and Cabinet Government

Patrick Weller

in The Prime Ministers' Craft: Why Some Succeed and Others Fail in Westminster Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199646203
eISBN:
9780191850424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199646203.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

All prime ministers insist that their government practises cabinet government, and that stories of prime ministerial government are exaggerated. This chapter explores how cabinet government is ... More


Parliaments and Government Formation: Unpacking Investiture Rules

Bjørn Erik Rasch, Shane Martin, and José Antonio Cheibub (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747017
eISBN:
9780191809286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747017.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Under parliamentarism, the executive, typically termed ‘the government’, comes from, and remains responsible to, the national parliament. Although government formation has long been recognized as a ... More


The Speaker of the House of Representatives

Joan C. Tonn

in Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Albert Bushnell Hart influenced Mary P. Follett's decision to study the Speakership of the House of Representatives. In the late 1880s, when Mary Follett was studying at the Harvard Annex for Women ... More


Dissolution on Prime Minister's or Cabinet's Advice? 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers whether the proposal to dissolve the Lok Sabha is the prime minister's sole prerogative, or whether it should be based on a decision by his council of ministers. It describes ... More


Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev

Semion Lyandres

in The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the three-part interview with Matvei Ivanovich Skobelev (1885–1938),a Menshevik deputy to the last Duma, assistant chairman ... More


‘That Miserable Party Spirit’: Mary and the Conservative Party

Jennifer Davey

in Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 4 considers Mary’s relationship with the Conservative Party in the late 1860s and early 1870s. In order to examine the influential role Mary played at the heart of the Conservative Party, ... More


‘I am behind the Scenes’: The Eastern Crisis I

Jennifer Davey

in Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Chapter 7 focuses on the diplomatic role Mary played during the first eighteen months of the Great Eastern Crisis. Sparked by internal unrest in the Ottoman Empire, this major diplomatic event ... More


Franklin Pierce

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Franklin Pierce, one of the worst presidents in American history. Pierce was totally dominated by his Southern cabinet members, resulting in a “government by cabinet.” ... More


George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Peter D. G. Thomas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The eighteenth century was long deemed ‘the classical age of the constitution’ in Britain, with cabinet government based on a two-party system of Whigs and Tories in Parliament, and a monarchy whose ... More


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