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Module on Parliamentary Democracy (PDF version -- single file download)

Inidividual Parts and Units (PDF version -- smaller files)

Front Matter
Unit 1 Introduction: Principles of the Westminster Model of Parliamentary Democracy
Unit 2 The Westminster Model of Parliamentary Democracy: A Millennium of Evolution
Unit 3 Other Democratic Models of Governance
Unit 4 Legal Basis of Parliament
Unit 5 The Executive and Legislative Branches of Government under the Westminster Model
Unit 6 Privileges and Immunities of Members
Unit 7 Roles of Members
Unit 8 Role of Political Parties
Unit 9 Role of the Electoral Process
Unit 10 Electoral Systems
Unit 11 The Future of Parliamentary Democracy
End Matter