Unlocking the Cabinet: Cabinet Structures in Comparative Perspective

Unlocking the Cabinet: Cabinet Structures in Comparative Perspective

by Thomas T Mackie
     
 

Comparative studies of politics have neglected the cabinet and cabinet committees which are at the centre of the decision-making process in Western parliamentary democracies. Unlocking the Cabinet provides the first comparative analysis of cabinet structures in parliamentary systems, revealing the powerful role of cabinet committees.

Part One outlines a framework

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Overview

Comparative studies of politics have neglected the cabinet and cabinet committees which are at the centre of the decision-making process in Western parliamentary democracies. Unlocking the Cabinet provides the first comparative analysis of cabinet structures in parliamentary systems, revealing the powerful role of cabinet committees.

Part One outlines a framework for comparing decision arenas in political executives. Part Two uses the comparative framework, and analyses the history, structures and changing roles of cabinet committees in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803997257
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1986
Series:
SAGE Modern Politics Series, #10
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.81(h) x (d)

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