The government in two semi-presidential systems: France and Portugal in a comparative perspective

@article{Passarelli2010TheGI,
  title={The government in two semi-presidential systems: France and Portugal in a comparative perspective},
  author={G. Passarelli},
  journal={French Politics},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={402-428}
}
France and Portugal have the same form of semi-presidential government. Even though the powers of their respective presidents and their political systems have been extensively investigated, the literature on the role of government operations is less comprehensive. This article analyses the organization of the government, focusing on how semi-presidential governments function and highlighting the recruitment and background of ministers, as well as the role of the president and prime minister… Expand
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