parliamentary democracies

Presidentialism why you need to maintain confidence

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Unformatted text preview: eparately, in different elections  ­Separate survival: both branches are elected for a fixed term, neither can dismiss the other Presidential democracy  ­So in a stark contrast to a Westminster system, political powers are constitutionally diffused under presidentialism  ­Any [political inevitably has selfish ambitions  ­Implications of separation of power:  ­Party cohesion is lower under presidentialism. Why? (you need to maintain confidence within the parliament to survive)  ­Party politicians are less l...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course POLI 220 at University of British Columbia.

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