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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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The Legislator: The German Parliament as a Centre of Political Decision Making

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Klaus von BeymeDirector, Institute for Political Science, University of Heidelberg, Germany

ISBN13: 9781840144338
ISBN: 1840144335
Published: October 1999
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00 - Unavailable at Publisher

A study of 150 key decisions in the first 12 Federal Diets (1949-1994). The book examines policy formulation, parliamentary decision-making and control of legislation.

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European Jurisdictions, Germany
Part 1 Introduction: the policy cycle; typology of decisions; the network approach; the decline of parliament and the growth of legislation.
Part 2 Policy formulation: agenda-setting and the media; agenda-setting and policy steering by the parties; preparation of bills by the administration; scientific policy advice.
Part 3 Parliamentary decision-making: the introduction of bills in parliament; committees and parliamentary decision-making; the hidden part of the decision-making network - the interest groups; parliamentary hearings; plenary sessions and public debates in the decision-making process; strategies of the oppositions; voting on bills; the federal state and the decision-making process.
Part 4 Control of legislation: judicial review of legislation; control of the feasibility of legislation - implementation by the bureaucracy; control of efficiency and efficacy - the stage of evaluation; amendment of laws. Appendix: the 150 key decisions of the German Bundestag.