The study of legislative committees

Brian Gaines, Mark Goodwin, Stephen Bates, Gisela Sin

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Proving that legislative committees really matter is not simple. The assembled papers aim to demonstrate fruitful paths to analysing when committees influence policy, what they can and should do, and how to detect their importance to the political process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-339
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of Legislative Studies
Issue number3
Early online date9 Sept 2019
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Sept 2019


  • legislatures
  • committees
  • policy

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