Legislative processes as sequences: exploring temporal trajectories of Italian law-making by means of sequence analysis

  title={Legislative processes as sequences: exploring temporal trajectories of Italian law-making by means of sequence analysis},
  author={Enrico Borghetto},
  journal={International Review of Administrative Sciences},
  pages={553 - 576}
  • Enrico Borghetto
  • Published 25 June 2014
  • Computer Science
  • International Review of Administrative Sciences
The study of time in legislative processes has so far understood time mainly as duration (of the process as a whole or of its single stages). This work contributes to existing research by presenting a new approach to the study of time which takes as the unit of analysis the whole temporal trajectory followed by a bill from its introduction to the floor to its final adoption. Legislative processes are conceived of as sequences of stages a bill has to go through before its final adoption. The… Expand

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