The partisan groups in parliament form the link between mass suffrage, parties and parliaments, and are generally accepted today as necessary instruments of parliamentary business. Parliamentary party groups are central actors in most European democracies. This volume analyses the manifestations and operations of these actors across thirteen different countries and in the European parliament.Political Parties Behind Closed Doors Knut Heidar, Ruud Koole. The rights of ... a#39; Free mandatea#39; precludes any instructions from the outside, even though the dividing line between instructions and advice is often extremely unclear in practice.
|Title||:||Parliamentary Party Groups in European Democracies|
|Author||:||Knut Heidar, Ruud Koole|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2003-08-29|