From Conflict to Coordination: Perspectives on the Study of Executive-Legislative Relations

  title={From Conflict to Coordination: Perspectives on the Study of Executive-Legislative Relations},
  author={Jos{\'e} Antonio Cheibub and Fernando Limongi},
Until not very long ago, the literature on legislative-executive relations was bifurcated. It had evolved into two separate and independent bodies of work. One branch focused on parliamentary and the other on presidential systems, which were considered to represent two completely independent and alternative forms of government. Today a more integrated view of executive-legislative relations in democratic regimes exists. The emergence of this new perspective owes a great deal to the appearance… 
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