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Non-Legislative Activity in Legislatures

Comparative Politics
Parliaments
Representation
P293
Simone Wegmann
Universität Potsdam
Markus Baumann
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Saturday 16:00 - 17:40 (25/08/2018)

Building: VMP 9 Floor: 2 Room: 28

Abstract

Speeches, questions, and other non-legislative activity plays a key role in the functioning of legislatures and the representation of citizens at the highest level of the state. This panel explores the drivers and effects of these behaviours, welcoming papers taking both a quantitative and a qualitative approach to studying these activities.

Title Details
Parliamentary Careers, Electoral Vulnerability and Constituency Focus in the British House of Commons, 2001-2015 View Paper Details
Substantive Representation Outside the Legislative Arena: What MPs Actually Do Under Conditions of Legislative Weakness View Paper Details
The Role and Dynamics of Parliamentary Questions in Democratic and Non-Democratic Regimes: the Case of Hungary View Paper Details
Geographic Representation at the Margins: The Case of the German Bundestag View Paper Details