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Author Bogdanor, Vernon, 1943-

Title Representatives of the people? : parliamentarians and constituents in Western democracies / edited by Vernon Bogdanor
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt., U.S.A. : Gower, [1985]


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Description vii, 310 pages ; 22 cm
Contents pt. A. Single-member constituency systems MPs and their constituents in Britain: the history of the relationship / Hugh Berrington -- MPs and their constituents in Britain: how strong are the links? / Ivor Crewe -- The United States: members of Congress and their districts / Philip Williams -- MPs and their constituents in Australia / Joan Rydon -- The role of the député in France / John Fears -- The West German deputy / Tony Burkett -- pt. B. National constituency systems The Netherlands / Ken Gladdish -- pt. C. Multi--member constituency systems Parliamentarians and their constituents in Italy's party democracy / Geoffrey Pridham -- Citizens and national parliamentarians in Belgium: sectional representation in a multi-party system / Andrew MacMullen -- The case of Austria: neo-corporatism and social partnership / Anton Pelinka -- Members of Parliament and access to politics in Scandinavia / Alastair H. Thomas -- The relationship of the citizen to 'his' member of Parliament in the Swiss system of government / Christopher Hughes -- Ireland: from friends and neighbours to clients and partisans: some dimensions of parliamentary representation under PR-STV / Brian Farrell -- pt. D. Conceptual problems The constituency / Michael Steed -- The contemporary context of representation / S.E. Finer
Analysis Democracies Politics
Notes At head of title: Policy Studies Institute (The European Centre for Political Studies)
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Credits At head of title: Policy Studies Institute, The European Centre for Political Studies
Subject Comparative government.
Representative government and representation.
Author Bogdanor, Vernon, 1943-
European Centre for Political Studies.
LC no. 85008009
ISBN 0566008785