Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy by Stephan Haggard

Advocates of parliamentary rule have been highly critical of presidentialism for dividing powers and providing the opportunity for gridlock between branches. Yet the great theorists of presidential rule saw in the same institutions a desirable combination of strong leadership with checks on executive discretion. These diverse assessments arise because we have surprisingly little comparative work on how presidential democracies function. The essays in this volume show, through case studies from Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe, how presidential democracies deal with the challenges of economic reform.

Buy Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy by Stephan Haggard from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521773041
ISBN-10: 0521773040
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 378
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy by Stephan Haggard

Book Reviews - Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy by Stephan Haggard

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy book by Stephan Haggard and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Stephan Haggard

Dictators and Democrats by Stephan Haggard
Paperback, September 2016
$55.80
Development, Democracy, and Welfare States by Stephan Haggard
Paperback, August 2008
$75.62
Reforming the State by Stephan Haggard
Hardback, January 2001
$144.00