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Styles, Lawmaking, and Legislative Success

William Bernhard Tracy Sulkin

in Legislative Style

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226510149
eISBN:
9780226510316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510316.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the relationships between legislators' styles and individual and aggregate legislative success. On this dimension, policy specialists are the stars. They are able to navigate ... More


Presidential Agenda Authority in Plurality-Led Congresses: Agenda Setting Prerogatives without Majority Support

Ernesto Calvo and Iñaki Sagarzazu

in Legislative Institutions and Lawmaking in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777861
eISBN:
9780191823336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777861.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presidents with plurality support in congress are among the most pervasive and less studied phenomena in Latin America. Often conflated with divided government, where an organized opposition controls ... More


Strong Presidents, Weak Parties, and Agenda Setting: Lawmaking in Democratic Peru

Aldo F. Ponce

in Legislative Institutions and Lawmaking in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777861
eISBN:
9780191823336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777861.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the distribution of legislative agenda setting power in Peru. It confirms the conventional view that the president is a key actor in the lawmaking process. It shows that ... More


Presidential Power, Legislative Rules, and Lawmaking in Chile

Eduardo Alemán and Patricio Navia

in Legislative Institutions and Lawmaking in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777861
eISBN:
9780191823336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777861.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes the agenda setting powers of Chilean presidents and the positional constraints with which they have had to govern. The latter has been caused mainly by the lack of unified ... More


Conclusions

Eduardo Alemán and George Tsebelis

in Legislative Institutions and Lawmaking in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777861
eISBN:
9780191823336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777861.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This last chapter reviews some of the important conclusions of the book. First, it discusses empirical findings that show that the lack of a majority government increases the complexity of ... More


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