Checks And Balances?: How A Parliamentary System Could Change American Politics, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Checks And Balances?

How A Parliamentary System Could Change American Politics, 1st Edition

By Paul Manuel

Routledge

226 pages

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Description

In the face of a parliamentary alternative to the American presidential system, this book illustrates how the constitutional system of checks and balances functions. It explains how the institutional dimension of the political equation is of importance to the understanding of American politics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Dilemma 2. Why American Government Operates Under Checks and Balances, and British Government Does Not: A Brief Comparative History 3. Welcome to the World of Checks and Balances: A Legislative History of the 1994 Republican Contract with America 4. What If American Democracy Functioned With out Checks and Balances? 5. Some Ideas for the Reform of American Democracy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General