8 search results for “parliamentary culture”
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Otjes & Louwerse, ‘Parliamentary questions as strategic party tools‘ (West European Politics)
How many written parliamentary questions does each party put to each minister? Political scientists Simon Otjes (University of Groningen) and Tom Louwerse (Leiden University) studied the practice in Dutch parliament and found that parties use parliamentary questions strategically as part of their ‘permanent
Why do MPs work, when their electoral survival is not at stake?
MPs in the Netherlands are first and foremost motivated by their direct environment, i.e. the parliamentary and partisan institutions.
Van Vonno, Achieving Party Unity: A Sequential Approach to Why MPs Act in Concert (dissertation)
Cynthia van Vonno, political scientist at Leiden University, explains why individual MPs vote according to the party group line.
Scholars and senators on the legitimacy of the Dutch Senate
The Leiden Research Profile Area Political Legitimacy organizes a public symposium on the 12th of May 2016 on the legitimacy and future of the Dutch Senate.
Symposium: The Legitimacy of the Dutch Senate
Achieving Party Unity: A Sequential Approach to Why MPs Act in Concert
Cynthia van Vonno shortlisted for ECPR PhD prize
Political scientist Cynthia van Vonno’s (Leiden University) 2016 dissertation has been shortlisted for the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Jean Blondel PhD Prize. Her study of party group unity in parliamentary voting was chosen from an exceptionally high number of nominations.