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 be certain the fortunes of cupboard ministers. employing organisation conception, it describes cupboard executive as a process of incentives for top ministerial and parliamentary rule. The authors use a distinct dataset of ministers from 1945 to 2007 to ascertain the structural and person features that result in the choice and sturdiness of ministers. delicate to old context, it describes the original beneficial properties of other top Ministers and the kinds of matters and scandals that bring about the compelled go out of ministers. The authors determine the structural components that make sure ministerial functionality and tenure, seeing resignation calls as functionality symptoms. Probing the character of person and collective accountability inside of Westminster different types of executive, its rigorous research offers robust new insights into the character of cupboard government.

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