Women and Representation: Cross-Party Collaboration in the Australian Federal Parliament

@article{Lausberg2016WomenAR,
  title={Women and Representation: Cross-Party Collaboration in the Australian Federal Parliament},
  author={A. Lausberg},
  journal={Parliamentary Affairs},
  year={2016},
  volume={69},
  pages={249-268}
}
  • A. Lausberg
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Parliamentary Affairs
  • The Parliament of Australia has been host to a rare phenomenon of ‘cross-party collaboration’ (CPC), in which politicians work together across party lines by co-sponsoring a bill or voting together in a conscience vote. CPC points to gaps in political parties' platforms, leading individual politicians to seek representation of issues outside party divisions. This article explores the phenomenon of CPC and outlines different ways it has been used by politicians. As will be demonstrated, CPC in… CONTINUE READING
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