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The first volume in a series of comparative studies within the ESRC's Whitehall Programme focuses on core executives in five parliamentary democracies comparing the Westminster model as in Australia, Canada and Britain with the continental democracies of Germany and the Netherlands showing how political leadership is shackled by a vast array of constraints, from globalisation to internal fragmentation and rationalisation, making a heroic model of decisive political leadership hard to sustain.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||hollowing out the state; hollow state;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Michael Saward|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jun 2009 08:35|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 03:28|
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