Reappraising Walter Bagehot's Liberalism: Discussion, Public Opinion, and the Meaning of Parliamentary Government

@article{Selinger2015ReappraisingWB,
  title={Reappraising Walter Bagehot's Liberalism: Discussion, Public Opinion, and the Meaning of Parliamentary Government},
  author={William Selinger and Gregory J. Conti},
  journal={History of European Ideas},
  year={2015},
  volume={41},
  pages={264 - 291}
}
Summary This article offers a novel and comprehensive account of Walter Bagehot's political thought. It ties together an interpretation of Bagehot's liberal commitment to norms of discussion and deliberation, with an analysis of Bagehot's extensive arguments about the institutions of representative government. We show how Bagehot's opposition to American-style presidentialism, to parliamentary democracy, and to proportional representation were profoundly shaped by his conceptions of government… 
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Democracy, Diversity, and Contestability:
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