From agenda setters to agenda takers? The determinants of party issue attention in times of crisis:

@inproceedings{Borghetto2018FromAS,
  title={From agenda setters to agenda takers? The determinants of party issue attention in times of crisis:},
  author={Enrico Borghetto and Federico Antellini Russo},
  year={2018}
}
Question time represents one of the most relevant institutional arenas where parties compete to get their favourite issues on the parliamentary agenda. Parties select which issue to address by weighing up two commitments simultaneously: fulfilling the party mandate received by their voters at election time and responding to the current priorities of voters. This article assesses the extent to which the recent sovereign debt crisis impacted the way parties balance these two imperatives of… CONTINUE READING