Conclusion: prospects for analysing committees in comparative perspective

  title={Conclusion: prospects for analysing committees in comparative perspective},
  author={Brian J. Gaines and Mark Goodwin and Stephen R. Bates and Gisela Sin},
  journal={The Journal of Legislative Studies},
  pages={434 - 441}
ABSTRACT 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. 

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