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Australia: the Westminster Model as tradition

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Rhodes, RAW, Australia: the Westminster Model as tradition, Westminster Legacies, University of New South Wales Press , H Patapan, J Wanna & P Weller (ed), Sydney, pp. 129-152. ISBN 0868408484 (2005) [Research Book Chapter]


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Abstract

In this chapter I examine the Australian experience of the Westminster model, exploring how the country developed its distinctive governmental beliefs and practices. In the first section, I identify two uses of the phrase ‘Westminster model’ – as historical description, as normative guide to constitutional design – arguing that each has manifold defects. In the second section, I look at the Westminster model as an Australian governmental tradition.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Political Science
Research Field:Australian Government and Politics
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and Politics
Objective Field:Government and Politics not elsewhere classified
Author:Rhodes, RAW (Professor Rod Rhodes)
ID Code:58613
Year Published:2005
Deposited By:Government
Deposited On:2009-10-16
Last Modified:2012-02-15
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