Delegation and accountability in parliamentary democracies



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  • Legislative bodies -- Europe, Western -- History -- 20th century,
  • Representative government and representation -- Europe, Western -- Cross-cultural studies

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Statementedited by Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller and Torbjörn Bergman
GenreCross-cultural studies
SeriesComparative politics, Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
ContributionsKaare, Strøm, Bergman, Torbjörn, Müller, Wolfgang C., 1957-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 764 p. :
Number of Pages764
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Open LibraryOL17112202M
ISBN 10019829784X

Kaare Strøm, Ian Budge and Michael J. Laver, "Constraints on Cabinet Formation in Parliamentary Democracies." American Journal of Political Scie 2 (May ), pp. Arthur W. Lupia and Kaare Strøm, "Coalition Termination and the Strategic Timing of Parliamentary Elections.". Introduction: Parliamentary democracy and the chain of delegation. , How Globalisation and Mediatisation Challenge our Democracies, Swiss Political Science Review, 23 Noel S. Hyndman, Age Johnsen, Irvine Lapsley and June Pallot, Has Devolution Increased Democratic Accountability?, Public Money and Management, 24, 3 Cited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract. Parliamentary democracy has been widely embraced by politicians and especially by the scholarly community but remains less widely understood. In this essay, I identify the institutional features that define parliamentary democracy and suggest how they can be under-stood as delegation relationships. Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller and Torbjörn Bergman, eds., Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary : Oxford University Press,

This book examines whether mechanisms of accountability characteristic of democratic systems are sufficient to induce the representatives to act in the best interest of the represented. The first part of the volume focuses on the role of elections, distinguishing different ways in which they may cause representation. The second part is devoted to the role of checks and balances, between the. Delegation and accountability in parliamentary democracies Kaare Strom Text Summary Pattern: Existing definitions of parliamentary and presidiential systems face empirical and theoretical problems. Firstly, some definitions characterize parliamentary systems as regimes in which parliament plays a role in both the survival and the origin of governments. The latter is simply not observable in. Torbjörn Bergman (eds), Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , pp. , at p. 6 Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, Kaare Strom and Magnus Blomgren, 'Democratic Delegation and Accountability: Cross-National Patterns', in . The Democratic Renewal Party (Portuguese: Partido Renovador Democrático, pronounced [pɐɾˈtiðu ʁɨnuvɐˈðoɾ dɨmuˈkɾatiku], PRD; also Democratic Renovator Party) was a political party in Portugal, founded in with the political support of the then independent President of the Republic, Ramalho Eanes, and lasting until At the time of its foundation, it was meant to "moralize Ideology: Centrism, Social liberalism, Populism.

Cabinet collective responsibility, also known as collective ministerial responsibility, is a constitutional convention in Parliamentary systems that members of the cabinet must publicly support all governmental decisions made in Cabinet, even if they do not privately agree with them. This support includes voting for the government in the legislature. Some Communist political parties apply a. A parliamentary system or parliamentary democracy is a system of democratic governance of a state (or subordinate entity) where the executive derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislature, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that a parliamentary system, the head of state is usually a person distinct from the.

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: Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Comparative Politics) (): Strxf8m, Kaare: BooksFormat: Paperback. About the Author. Kaare Strom is a Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego. Wolfgang C. Muller is a Professor in Department of Government, University of : Hardcover.

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. 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 provides an unprecedented guide to contemporary European parliamentary democracies.

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:   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 by: Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracy.

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.

Delegation and accountability in parliamentary democracies / Published: () Party discipline and parliamentary government / Published: () Southern European parliaments in democracy / Published: ().

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 : $ Parliamentary democracy is a chain of delegation and accountability, from the voters to the ultimate policy makers, in which at each link (stage), a principal (in whom authority is originally) delegates to an agent, whom the principal has conditionally authorized to act in his or her name and place.

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. Parliamentary democracy, then, means simple accountability. The ideal-typical parliamentary democracy thus features a single chain of command, in which at each link a single principal delegates to one and only one agent (or several non-competing ones), and where each agent is accountable to one and only one by: 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.

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). Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime has.

This is the most ambitious and comprehensive account of the institutions of democratic delegation in West European parliamentary democracies. An international team of contributors provides unprecedented cross-national investigations of West European political institutions from.

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.

In modern democracies politicalparties exist because (1) they reduce transactioncosts in the electoral, parliamentary and governmentalarenas and (2) help overcome the dilemma of collectiveaction.

In Western Europe political parties are the central mechanism to make the constitutionalchain of political delegation and accountability workin by: 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.

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PART 1: THE STANDARD CHAIN OF DELEGATION. Chapter 2. The (Moral) Hazards of Parliamentary Democracy (Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, Torbjörn Bergman) Chapter 3. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies: Smallness, Proximity and Shortcuts (Patrick Dumont and Frédéric Varone) Chapter 4.

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.

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. (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.

The Journal of Legislative Studies. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content Delegation and Accountability in European Integration: The Nordic Parliamentary Democracies and the European Union The European Union and Danish parliamentary democracy.

Erik Damgaard & Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard. The level and causes of party unity are under-researched topics in parliamentary democracies, particularly in comparative perspective. This article presents a non-formal model explaining party unity in legislative voting as the result of individual legislators' decisions reacting to the incentives and constraints created by their respective institutional by: With Erik Damgaard he has edited the book, Delegation and Accountability in European Integration: The Nordic Parliamentary Democracies and the European Union (London: Frank Cass, ).

With Kaare Strøm and Wolfgang C. Müller he has edited Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ).

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Parliamentary democracy has been widely embraced by politicians and especially by the scholarly community but remains less well understood.

In this essay, I identify the institutional features that define parliamentary democracy and suggest how they can be understood as delegation relationships. Read "Delegation and Accountability in European Integration The Nordic Parliamentary Democracies and the European Union" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

Analyzing the effects of the European Union on national decision-making and the chain of delegation and accountability, Brand: Taylor And Francis.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.