Publisher: ECPR Press (September 29, 2013)
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Challenged by means of the thought that the approach of presidency referred to as 'representative democracy' is extra elitist than is usually assumed, members to this publication search new techniques to empirical reports at the dating among electorate and their selected representatives. The e-book specializes in the best way representatives and electorate engage in the course of mandate sessions among elections. It contributes in 3 ways to past study at the consultant dating. First, by way of pondering extensively approximately between-election phenomena, it integrates examine literatures which research consultant relationships parallel to one another, on separate tracks. moment, it aspires to spot questions that experience remained unanswered, or perhaps unidentified, in earlier illustration study. 3rd, it indicates a reconceptualisation of 'responsiveness', which recognizes that representatives are required to speak their explanation for activities yet now not unavoidably to conform to electorate' needs and perspectives.