The Nordic parliaments a comparative analysis by David Arter

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  • Scandinavia.


  • Legislative bodies -- Scandinavia,
  • Legislative power -- Scandinavia,
  • Comparative government

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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Statementby David Arter.
LC ClassificationsJN7056 .A77 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 421 p. ;
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2847652M
ISBN 100312577672
LC Control Number84009803

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The book begins by setting the Scandinavian parliaments in their historical and national settings. Part I analyzes political representation in the Nordic countries, focusing on the links between representatives and the : PETER ESAIASSON.

The Nordic countries, or the Nordics, are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North"). The The Nordic parliaments book includes Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as Greenland and the Faroe Islands—which are both part of the Kingdom of Denmark—and the Åland Islands as well as Jan Mayen and Area: 3, km² (1, sq mi) (7th).

In Beyond Westminster and Congress, thirteen scholars characterize parliamentary life and procedures in five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Although there are important institutional similarities among the five systems -- all have unicameral parliaments that share The Nordic parliaments book roots in the political history of the region -- there are theoretically interesting.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arter, David. Nordic parliaments. London: Hurst, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Get this from a library. The Nordic parliaments: a comparative analysis. [David Arter] -- Covers the national parliaments of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden; the supranational Nordic Council; and the developed assemblies of Greenland, Aland and the Faroes.

The Nordic Council is the official body for formal inter-parliamentary co-operation among the Nordic init has 87 representatives from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as well as from the autonomous areas of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and the Åland representatives are members of parliament in their respective countries or areas and are Currency: 5 currencies, Danish krone, Euro.

Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics is a comprehensive overview of Scandinavian politics provided by leading experts in the field and covering the polity, the politics and the policy of Scandinavia.

Coherently structured with a multi-level thematic approach, it explains and details Scandinavian politics today through a series of cutting-edge chapters. This book offers a coherent, original and systematic comparative analysis of the relationship between the Nordic countries and the European Union over the past two decades.

It looks at the historical frame, institutions and policy areas, addressing both traditional EU areas such as agriculture and more nascent areas affecting the domestic and. In European policy-making, the Nordic countries are often viewed as a relatively coherent bloc; in international and European affairs the Nordic position has traditionally been conditioned on being different from and better than Europe.

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This book seeks to provide a systematic and systematically comparative evaluation of the links between parliaments. This book examines the extent to which national legislatures, such as the Irish Oireachtas, have shown themselves able to react to-date to what is simultaneously an opportunity and a challenge to their position vis-à-vis the executive branch of government.

National Parliaments and the European Union: Comparing the Engagement of Nordic. Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland all have high levels of female representation in their parliaments.

The regional average of the Nordic countries is 40 percent. Nordic traditions of studying the impact of alcohol policies1 Börje Olsson, Hildigunnur Ólafsdóttir & Robin Room Alcohol policy: a Nordic tradition This book is concerned with studies in the last half of the 20th century in five Nordic countries — Denmark, Finland, Iceland, File Size: 1MB.

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The 'ideal' example of a debating parliament is arguably the British House of Commons, with the Nordic parliaments constituting typical cases of working parliaments (Arter,pp. The Nordic Model of Parliamentary Government and its Challenges • 17 Introduction • 17 The Nordic parliamentary model • 20 The initial impetus for writing this book came from a workshop on “Parliaments and Governments” at the xv triennial congress of the Nordic Political Science Association (nopsa), held in Tromsø, 6–9.

The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers are an intergovernmental forum for co-operation between the Nordic countries. It was established following World War II and its first concrete result was the introduction in of a common labour market and free movement across borders without passports for the countries' citizens.

The Nordic Electric Vehicle Outlook (NEVO ) aims to identify and discuss recent developments of electric mobility in the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Comparison with other Nordic countries • ijj Conclusions • References • THOMAS LARUE 7. Post-Lisbon Subsidiarity Scrutiny and Nordic Parliamentary Government: Challenges and Opportunities of Europeanisation • Introduction • Nordic parliaments' scrutiny.

The book starts its empirical section in the most-likely case of party influence: Four Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden).

Analysing parliamentary survey data, it is argued that a very large proportion of voting unity can be explained by there simply being a lack of policy incentives to defect from the party line for a very large proportion of the members of the Nordic.

Chapters deal with current political science issues such as nation-building and state-building, as well as addressing intrinsically important regional questions such as whether or not there is a Nordic model of government, a distinctively Scandinavian form of Pages: "The Madisonian Turn is an outstanding assessment of the functioning of democratic institutions in the Nordic countries.

If democracy is in trouble in Scandinavia, then it is surely facing problems everywhere, so the book will be read carefully by those concerned about contemporary governance in. This book examines Nordic models in several key areas of political science, such as state- and nation-building, political parties and party systems.

This fully revised and updated second edition of Scandinavian politics today describes, analyses and compares the contemporary politics and international relations of the five nation-states of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and the three Home Rule territories of Greenland, Faeroes and Åland that together make up the Nordic region.

The chapter discusses whether the Sámi Parliaments in three Nordic states can be seen as the institutionalization of Sámi self-determination.

Against the historical and international indigenous legal background, the chapter provides an overview of the Parliaments’ legal and administrative status, and the practices of work as well as their relations with the nation-states, majority. A Nordic model of government.

Part V: A Nordic model of parliamentarism. The Nordic parliaments: much of a muchness 'working parliaments'. The Nordic parliaments: an alternative model. Towards prime ministerial government or a presidentialised executive.

Part VI: The Nordic welfare model Nordic parliaments is 42 percent. Thus the Nordic countries is still the leading region when it comes to women’s representation in parliament, but be the adoption of electoral gender quotas several countries from the Global South have now also reached the top, and as for.

This book offers a coherent, original and systematic comparative analysis of the relationship between the Nordic countries and the European Union over the past two decades.

It looks at the historical frame, institutions and policy areas, addressing both traditional EU areas such as agriculture and more nascent areas affecting the domestic and Book Edition: 1st Edition. The relationship between parliaments and citizens is one of the least studied subjects in legislative studies, yet this is a crucial dimension to understand parliaments and the role they play in our political systems.

Furthermore, this relationship has gained considerable visibility over the last Author: Cristina Leston-Bandeira. Nordic Council, international consultative body, created in by Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Finland joined the council in The territories of the Faeroes and the Åland Islands have been represented since ; Greenland gained representation in   These nations had parliaments and free elections, but somehow the economic elite would always get its way — while the majority continued to suffer.

That majority would finally see through the pretense and realize that the Nordic elite wasn’t going to alleviate poverty and inequality. Change would only happen if the people organized to force it.

The Nordic newspaper industry has—as elsewhere—been affected by the global challenges related to the migration from print to online media, and, although there are broad similarities in how these challenges are handled all over the world, we argue that there is a strong element of continuity in the Nordic by:   This chapter examines the main powers and functions of the Nordic standing committees, the changes in their work practices and the contribution of parliamentary party groups (PPGs) as autonomous policy sub-systems.

Peter Esaiasson and Knut Heidar's reference to 'influential party groups' in the Nordic parliaments warrants some qualification. There is a difference in influence Author: David Arter. This book offers a coherent, original and systematic comparative analysis of the relationship between the Nordic countries and the European Union over the past two decades.

It looks at the historical frame, institutions and policy areas, addressing both traditional EU areas such as agriculture and more nascent areas affecting the domestic and Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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Women’s participation in parliaments rose to 25 per cent from per cent ineven as the region saw a drop in Heads of State with the Presidents of Brazil and Argentina leaving office. In an expert group representing the governments of Norway, Sweden and Finland, and the Saami parliaments of these countries agreed upon a draft text of a Nordic Saami Convention.

Key parts of the text deal with the recognition of Saami land and resource rights. Social Protection in the Nordic Countries / Scope, Expenditure and Financing Much of this book deals with different social events – birth, unemployment, sickness, Responsibility for the legislation on social policy areas rest with parliaments andFile Size: 2MB.

to involve parliaments, NGOs and specialists in drawing up proposals, and by creating forums for broader debate on international partnerships. 6 Hold annual debates on Nordic issues in the national parliaments The debates on freedom of movement that were held in the Nordic parliaments in spring represented a major step.

Life in Northern Europe Great Political Strides for Women • By the late s, most Nordic parliaments are about 1/3 women SECTION 3 NEXT Social Welfare • Nordic countries, Britain have national health insurance programs Distinctive Customs • British afternoon tea, Swedish smorgasbord, Finnish saunas Leisure • In Nordic countries.

Parliamentary Government in the Nordic Countries at a Crossroads Coping with Challenges from Europeanisation and Presidentialisation. Guy-Erik Isaksson, Thomas Persson. Despite long tradition of stable parliamentary democracy, the Nordic countries are not unaffected by the profound changes taking place in the parliaments of Europe.From the s onwards when the Nordic parliaments passed their first acts on developmental aid and established their national donor agencies to administer it, there has been observed an upsurge in the international research activities in this In addition, the book Education Reform in the South in the s () edited.The Nordic countries consists of historical territories of the Scandinavian countries, areas that share a common history and culture with Scandinavia.

It is meant unambiguously to refer to this larger group, since the term Scandinavia is narrower and sometimes ambiguous. The Nordic countries are generally considered to unambiguously refer to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Capitals: 8 cities, Copenhagen, Tórshavn, Nuuk.

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