Parliament and Congress
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Parliament and Congress representation and scrutiny in the twenty-first century by W. R. McKay

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam McKay and Charles W. Johnson
ContributionsJohnson, Charles W., III
LC ClassificationsJN508 .M35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 577 p. ;
Number of Pages577
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24500217M
ISBN 100199273626
ISBN 109780199273621
LC Control Number2010923441

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