The study of legislative committees

Brian J. Gaines, Mark Goodwin, Stephen Holden 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)331-339
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Legislative Studies
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 3 2019


  • Legislatures
  • committees
  • policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Law


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