Conclusion: prospects for analysing committees in comparative perspective

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While theories of committees in the U.S. Congress can continue to play a central role in the still-growing comparative study of committees, they require careful, frequent modification. Moreover, more fruitful study of committees may require a wider framework, recognising more fully that committees are institutions embedded in wider social structures.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)434-441
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of Legislative Studies
Issue number3
Early online date9 Sep 2019
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Sep 2019


  • committees, rational choice, gender, legislatures