Accounting for Ministers by Samuel Berlinski,Torun Dewan,Keith Dowding

By Samuel Berlinski,Torun Dewan,Keith Dowding

Accounting for Ministers makes use of the instruments of contemporary political technology to examine the standards which make certain the fortunes of cupboard ministers. applying company thought, it describes cupboard govt as a process of incentives for high ministerial and parliamentary rule. The authors use a different dataset of ministers from 1945 to 2007 to ascertain the structural and person features that bring about the choice and sturdiness of ministers. delicate to historic context, it describes the original good points of alternative best Ministers and the kinds of matters and scandals that bring about the pressured go out of ministers. The authors establish the structural components that make certain ministerial functionality and tenure, seeing resignation calls as functionality signs. Probing the character of person and collective accountability inside Westminster kinds of govt, its rigorous research offers strong new insights into the character of cupboard government.

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