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Parliament today

Author: Michael Rush
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2005.
Series: Politics today (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook, written by Michael Rush, explains parliamentary government in theory and practice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rush
ISBN: 0719057949 0719057957 9780719057946 9780719057953
OCLC Number: 57485765
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Parliament in context --
2. The origins and development of parliament --
3. The functions of parliament --
4. Parliament and democracy --
5. The personnel of parliament --
6. The professionalisation of parliament --
7. The organisation of business --
8. The legislative role --
9. The scrutiny role --
10. Parliament and the people --
11. Parliament and the government --
12. Reforming parliament.
Series Title: Politics today (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Michael Rush.
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'Parliament today' is an up-to-date textbook, placing parliament in its historical, constitutional and social context, focusing on how it operates in modern Britain and how it might be reformed. -- .  Read more...

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"'I know no other book on Parliament that gives such a full and clear picture of what Parliament actually does. To learn about institutions is to learn very little unless we are told what they Read more...

 
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