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Pressure and Parliament : From Civil War to Civil Society, Paperback / softback Book

Pressure and Parliament : From Civil War to Civil Society Paperback / softback

Part of the Parliamentary History Book Series series


This volume considers the varied forms of parliamentary pressure in the period between the civil wars and the advent of universal suffrage in the twentieth century. The authors examine the ways in which parliament accepted, invited, or moulded channels of political pressure from those outside their ranks and outside the electoral processChapters highlight the technologies of growth of private and public petitioning, the pressure to act on new national and international questions, and the ways in which parliamentarians themselves orchestrated pressureIncludes a range of insights into the collaborative porousness of political pressures on parliament, not simply as the force of 'pressure from without'


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Comparative politics
  • ISBN: 9781119489726



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