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Party discipline and parliamentary government

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Western.
    • Subjects:
    • Party discipline -- Europe, Western.,
    • Political parties -- Europe, Western.,
    • Legislative bodies -- Europe, Western.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Shaun Bowler, David M. Farrell, and Richard S. Katz.
      SeriesParliaments and legislatures series
      ContributionsBowler, Shaun, 1958-, Farrell, David M., 1960-, Katz, Richard S., European Consortium for Political Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN94.A979 P376 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL352243M
      ISBN 100814207960, 0814250009
      LC Control Number98011722

      Alan J. Ward combines constitutional history and political science to compare all nine of Australia’s political systems, federal, state and territorial, from colonial times to the present. Guided by a model of parliamentary government drawn from comparative politics, he considers the following key topics: the selection of the government, the prime minister and cabinet; government control of. Party discipline in Parliament is so strong that many analysts now refer to the Commonwealth as not having a system of responsible government but, instead, a system of responsible party government. For Hamer ( 41), for instance, ‘What we now have is not .

      Proponents of this view argue that party discipline has a dual objective: to ensure a clear distinction between the government and the opposition in Parliament; to provide a measure of ideological certainty on which voters can count. PRO John Reid, an ardent supporter of party discipline, once wrote. Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics One of the chief tasks facing political leaders is to build and maintain unity within their parties. Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics examines the relationship between party leaders and Members of Parliament in Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, showing how the two sides.

      Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics: Christopher J. Kam: Books - party sanctions.2 Party members share instrumental and ideological goals, most notably a desire to win and retain office. Parliament as a "team sport" is sharply ingrained in MPs. Nevertheless, it is the degree of party discipline, and the MPs' fear of its impo-sition, particularly in comparison to the relative freedom present in the British.


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Party cohesion, party discipline, and parliaments / Shaun Bowler, David M. Farrell, and Richard S. Katz --How political parties emerged from the primeval slime: party cohesion, party discipline, and the formation of governments / Michael Laver and Kenneth A.

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Kam Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,pp. ISBN: (pb) £, ISBN: (hc) £Author: Markus Wagner. Party discipline and parliamentary government.

[Shaun Party discipline and parliamentary government book David M Farrell; Richard S Katz; European Consortium for Political Research.;] -- This collection of essays examines how and why party discipline arises and is maintained. The book provides theoretical background and comparative studies of legislatures, covering Britain, Finland.

Party cohesion and discipline are usually seen as central to the maintenance of parliamentary democracy. This overlap, between disciplined parties on the one hand and parliamentary government on the other, is often seen as so complete and so automatic that the question of party discipline is pushed to the sidelines and rarely studied.5/5(1).

If Kam is right, that parliamentary parties are no-longer unitary actors and that party cohesion is fragile and conditional, this calls into question much of the established wisdom about how parliamentary government works." Simon Hix, Professor of European and Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political ScienceCited by: Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics; ‘Party discipline is a key element in Westminster systems and Kam makes a major step forward in formalizing our understanding of this.

‘This is a landmark text in the study of comparative parliamentary behaviour. It is the first book to develop and test a micro-level theory of internal Cited by: Cohesion of party groups and interparty conflict in the Swiss parliament: roll call voting in the National Council.

p -- 6. Electoral systems, parliamentary committees, and party discipline: the Norwegian Storting in a comparative perspective. p -- 7. Parliamentary party discipline in Spain.

p -- by: Party discipline is the ability of a parliamentary group of a political party to get its members to support the policies of their party leadership.

In liberal democracies, it usually refers to the control that party leaders have over their caucus members in the discipline is important for all systems of government that allow parties to hold political power because it.

Parliamentary government is generally taken to mean party government. Party cohesion and discipline are usually seen as central to the maintenance of parliamentary democracy.

This overlap, between disciplined parties on the one hand and parliamentary government on the other, is Pages: Party Discipline and Parliametary Government Shaun Bowler, David M Farrell, Richard S Katz Party Discipline and Parliamentary Government brings together empiri­ cal studies of the internal cohesiveness of political party groups in Euro­ pean parliaments, along with the leadership behavior that conduces to disciplined parties in parliament.

Title:: Party Discipline and Parliamentary Government: Editor:: Bowler, Shaun, Editor:: Farrell, David M., Editor:: Katz, Richard S. Note: Columbus, OH. Party cohesion and discipline are usually seen as central to the maintenance of parliamentary democracy.

This overlap, between disciplined parties on the one hand and parliamentary government on the other, is often seen as so complete and so automatic that the question of party discipline is pushed to the sidelines and rarely studied. Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics.

this book examines party discipline and parliamentary. parliamentary government, whatever its precise. form, requires a high degree of party Author: Christopher Kam.

One of the chief tasks facing political leaders is to build and maintain unity within their parties. This text examines the relationship between party leaders and Members of Parliament in Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, showing how the two sides interact and sometimes : $ A parliamentary group, parliamentary party, or parliamentary caucus is a group consisting of members of the same political party or electoral fusion of parties in a legislative assembly such as a parliament or a city council.

Parliamentary groups may elect a parliamentary leader; such leaders are often important political mentary groups often use party discipline to control the.

Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics examines the relationship between party leaders and Members of Parliament in Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, showing how the two sides interact and sometimes clash.

Christopher J. Kam demonstrates how incentives for MPs to dissent from their parties have been amplified by a process of. For some time now, students of the US Congressional parties have debated whether party cohesion is largely a function of the leaders successful efforts to impose discipline on their followers or merely a product of the shared preferences of party members.

Recent comparative contributions to this debate show that parliamentary institutions can and do supply party leaders with the capacity to. Party Discipline and Parliamentary Politics: Kam, Christopher J.: Books - 5/5(1).

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"The party leadership controls, one way or the other, in Parliament and outside, nominations and the allocations of members to committee. It. Party whips in Malaysia serve a similar role as in other Westminster system-based parliamentary democracies.

However, party discipline tends to be tighter in Malaysia and therefore the role of the whip is generally less important, though its importance is heightened when .J. Richard Piper, "Party Discipline and Parliamentary Bowler, David M. Farrell, Richard S.

Katz," The Journal of Polit no. 1 (Feb., Legislative voting unity is a precondition for responsible party government. Existing scholarship has focused extensively on explaining patterns of unified party voting within legislatures by references to presidential versus parliamentary forms of government (see, e.g., Bowler et Cited by: