The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective

The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective is the first scholarly study of the Senate in over a quarter century and the first analysis of the upper house as one chamber of a bicameral legislature Da

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  • Title: The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective
  • Author: David E. Smith
  • ISBN: 9780802087881
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective is the first scholarly study of the Senate in over a quarter century and the first analysis of the upper house as one chamber of a bicameral legislature David E Smith s aim in this work is to demonstrate the interrelationship of the two chambers and the constraints this relationship poses for Senate reform He analyses past liThe Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective is the first scholarly study of the Senate in over a quarter century and the first analysis of the upper house as one chamber of a bicameral legislature David E Smith s aim in this work is to demonstrate the interrelationship of the two chambers and the constraints this relationship poses for Senate reform He analyses past literature on the Senate and current proposals for reform such as a Triple E Senate and compares Canada s upper chamber with those of Australia, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom, noting a revival of interest in Canada and abroad in upper chambers and bicameralism.Drawing on parliamentary debates and committee reports, as well as a range of broad secondary sources, The Canadian Senate in Bicameral Perspective examine the Canadian Senate within the international context, shedding light on its role as a political institution and arguing for a renewed investigation into its future.

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