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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics)

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Written in English


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ContributionsKaare Strom (Editor), Wolfgang C. Muller (Editor), Torbjorn Bergman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages782
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Open LibraryOL7405478M
ISBN 100199291608
ISBN 109780199291601

Parliamentary government is the most common way to organize delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Parliamentary government is a system of government in which the prime minister and his or her cabinet are accountable to any majority of the members of parliament and can be voted out of office by the latter. Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime .

Challenges to Parliamentary Democracy Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller and Torbjörn Bergman. in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies. Published in print November | ISBN: Published online January | e-ISBN. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All .

Strom. Delegation and accountability in parliamentary democracies. European Journal of Political Research 37 (May): In its ideal type, parliamentarism is a single chain of delegation (with each agent having only one principal), while presidentialism has multiple paths of delegation. Presidential systems have more complex delegation than parliamentary systems Parliamentary . Buy Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies by Kaare Strom, Wolfgang C. Muller from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:


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Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies provides an unprecedented guide to contemporary European parliamentary democracies. As democratic governance is transformed at the dawn of the twenty-first century, it illustrates the important challenges faced by the parliamentary democracies of Western Europe.

Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics) Kaare Strom, Wolfgang C. Muller, Torbjorn Bergman This is the most ambitious and comprehensive account of the institutions of democratic delegation in West European parliamentary democracies to date.

I propose two definitions: one minimal and one maximal (or ideal–typical). In the latter sense, parliamentary democracy is a particular regime of delegation and accountability that can be understood with the help of agency theory, which allows us to identify the conditions under which democratic agency problems may by: Parliamentary democracy has been widely embraced bypoliticians and especially by the scholarly communitybut remains less widely understood.

In this essay, Iidentify the institutional features that defineparliamentary democracy and suggest how they can beunderstood as delegation relationships. I proposetwo definitions: one minimal and one maximal (orideal-typical).Cited by: Strøm, Kaare; Wolfgang C.

Müller; & Torbjörn Bergman, eds, () Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies. Oxford. This is the most ambitious and comprehensive account of the institutions of democratic delegation in West European parliamentary democracies to date.

It provides. Political accountability: elected representatives, political parties, voters, media Political accountability is an extremely important type of public accountability within democracies.

Parliamentary government is the most common way to organize delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Parliamentary government is a system of government in which the prime minister and his or her cabinet are accountable to any majority of the members of parliament and can be voted out of office by the latter.

Parliamentary democracy is a chain of delegation and accountability. DELEGATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACIES KAARE STRØM Department of Political Science University of California, San Diego Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA USA Phone: + Fax: + E Cited by: In the latter sense, parliamentary democracy is a particular regime of delegation and accountability that can be understood with the help of agency theory, which allows us to identify the conditions under which democratic agency problems may occur.

Parliamentarism is simple, indirect, and relies on lessons gradually acquired in the past. Delegation and Accountability in European Integration: The Nordic Parliamentary Democracies and the European Union.

Miscellany. Introduction: Delegation and accountability in European Integration. Torbjörn Bergman. Pages: Published online: 16 Nov (English) Book (Other academic) Abstract [en] Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies.

Yet knowledge of this type of regime has been incomplete and often unsystematic. Delegation and accountability in parliamentary democracies / Published: () Party discipline and parliamentary government / Published: () Southern European parliaments in democracy / Published: (). : Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics) (): Strxf8m, Kaare: BooksFormat: Paperback.

: Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics) (): Strøm, Kaare, Müller, Wolfgang C., Bergman, Torbjörn Format: Hardcover. DELEGATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACIES.

The project's main volume on delegation in modern parliamentary democracy is Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies. This book is a comprehensive and theory-driven survey of cross-national institutional frameworks and agency problems (Strøm et al., ). We examine accountability problems Cited by: 6.

Iceland: A Parliamentary Democracy with a Semi-presidential Constitution Svanur Kristjdnsson Ireland: 'O What a Tangled Web'—Delegation, Accountability, and Executive Power Paul Mitchell Italy: Delegation and Accountability in a Changing Parliamentary Democracy Luca Verzichelli This is the most ambitious and comprehensive account of the institutions of democratic delegation in West European parliamentary democracies to date.

It provides an unprecedented cross-national investigation of West European political institutions from until the present day, as well as situating modern parliamentary democracy in the context of changing political parties and the growing. DELEGATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACIES ism, parliamentarism was not the product of deliberate institutional design, but rather a historical accident of 19th century Britain.1 It has since spread to most of Western Europe and to other parts of the world that have been under British rule or tutelage.

Chapter 3. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies: Smallness, Proximity and Shortcuts (Patrick Dumont and Frédéric Varone) Chapter 4. A Theory of Efficient Delegation (David Epstein and Sharyn O’Halloran) Chapter 5. A Delegation Theory for Explaining the Bureaucratization of Public Administrations (Victor Lapuente Giné).

Delegation and Accountability in European Integration book. Delegation and Accountability in European Integration book. The Nordic Parliamentary Democracies and the European Union.

Edited By Torbjorn Bergman, Erik Damgaard. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by:. 3. Parliamentary Democracy and Delegation, Kaare Strøm 4.

Democratic Delegation and Accountability: Cross-National Patterns, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, Kaare Strøm, and Magnus Blomgren Section 2: Country Chapters 5.

Austria: Imperfect Parliamentary Democracy but Fully-Fledged Party Democracy, Wolfgang C. Müller : $Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies provides an unprecedented guide to contemporary European parliamentary democracies.

As democratic governance is transformed at the dawn of the twenty-first century, it illustrates the important challenges faced by the parliamentarydemocracies of Western Europe.In modern democracies political parties exist because (1) they reduce transaction costs in the electoral, parliamentary and governmental arenas and (2) help overcome the dilemma of collective action.

In Western Europe political parties are the central mechanism to make the constitutional chain of political delegation and accountability work in Cited by: