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The development of semi-parliamentarism in Australia

Smith, Rodney (2018) The development of semi-parliamentarism in Australia. Democratic Audit Blog (20 Apr 2018). Blog Entry.

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Steffen Ganghof has described the Australian system at both national and state levels as ‘semi-parliamentarian’ since governments do not need to maintain the confidence of the upper chambers to survive. Rodney Smith traces how Australia’s upper houses have evolved and established distinct, strengthened mechanisms of executive scrutiny.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 11:09
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:58

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