By Nicholas D J Baldwin

This e-book offers a comparative learn of the legislatures of small international locations, states and territories, to discover the level to which measurement is an element in how they functionality and fulfil the jobs and accountability of a legislature.

Though the actual nature and surroundings of states is a overlooked topic in political technological know-how learn, this ebook examines the influence of small country dimension at the constitution and capabilities of legislatures and contributes to a greater knowing of the interaction of actual and social components. Focussing on legislatures in democratic international locations or in territories which are components of democratic devices, the booklet good points case experiences on Malta, Bermuda, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, the Isle of guy, Commonwealth Caribbean, Nunavut (Canada), Pacific islands, Swaziland, and Scotland. individuals hire an interdisciplinary method of learn either the results and explanations of other political mechanisms, and produce to the skin underlying correlation among small states via their analysis.

Legislatures of Small States could be of curiosity to scholars and students of foreign politics, comparative politics and legislative studies.

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