Parliamentary Socialisation : Learning the Ropes or Determining Behaviour?

This first book-length study of the socialisation of MPs uses questionnaire data gathered over two Parliaments (1992-97 and 1997-2001) to find out how MPs learn about, and what their attitudes are towards, their role as a Member of Parliament. It analyzes their participation in debates, the use of P...

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Main Authors: Rush, Michael, Giddings, Philip (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011, 2011
Series:Understanding Governance Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This first book-length study of the socialisation of MPs uses questionnaire data gathered over two Parliaments (1992-97 and 1997-2001) to find out how MPs learn about, and what their attitudes are towards, their role as a Member of Parliament. It analyzes their participation in debates, the use of Parliamentary Questions and committee work
Physical Description:XVII, 266 p online resource
ISBN:9780230316850