parliament

5 Nov 2012
There is no doubt that, if participation in elections is used as a measure of political engagement, the interest shown by young peoplei has plummeted in recent...
5 Nov 2012
There are two standard ways of approaching quotas in the selection of candidates for public office in a first past the post. One is to insist that all...
28 Oct 2012
This debate is specific to first past the post systems (FPTP) such and the United Kingdom and the United States. Some of the arguments will work for other more...
17 Feb 2012
The House of Lords is seen by some as an antiquated addition to our government structure, a mockery of modern democracy and an inhibiting influence in the...
26 Jan 2012
Limiting the term in office served by elected politicians has been a controversial issue in a many countries since the early 1990s, although not for the same...
26 Jan 2012
Women are vastly underrepresented in democratic legislatures across the world. Until 20 years ago women had never been more than 5% of MPs in UK Parliament1....
26 Jan 2012
The proposition is that the United Kingdom should adopt a written constitution, explicitly outlining the rights of citizens, the roles of all organs of the...
26 Jan 2012
Historically, elected representatives, specifically politicians were members of the social and economic elite who spent much of their time managing their own...
13 Sep 2011
Women are vastly underrepresented in democratic legislatures across the world. Until 20 years ago women had never been more than 5% of MPs in UK Parliament1....
13 Sep 2011
Limiting the term in office served by elected politicians has been a controversial issue in a many countries since the early 1990s, although not for the same...
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