Table of contents for Restraining elective dictatorship : the upper house solution? / Nicholas Aroney, Scott Prasser, J. R. Nethercote [eds.].


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Upper houses and the problem of elective dictatorship         I
Scott Prasser, . R. Nethercote and Nicholas Aroney
PART ONE: BICAMERALISM: PHILOSOPHY AND DOCTRINE
Bicameralism and democratic deliberation                     n
John Uhr
Bicameralism and representations of democracy               28
Nicholas Aroney
The logic of bicameralism: a rational actor account         44
Geoffrey Brennan
PART TWO: THE AUSTRALIAN SENATE
The case for bicameralism                                    67
Harry Evans
The Australian Senate and responsible government             81
Senator George Brandis, SC
An Opposition view of the Australian Senate                 94
SenatorJohn Hogg
The Senate - some modest proposals                          103
J. R. Nethercote
PART THREE: THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE
Reform of the House of Lords: lessons for bicameralism   119
Meg Russell
An upper house with snow on the roof and frozen in time:  130
the case of the Canadian Senate
Paul G. Thomas
Upper houses in the Canadian provinces                   142
David C. Docherty
Bicameralism in the United States                        160
Graeme Starr
PART FOUR: THE AUSTRALIAN STATES
State legislative councils - designing for accountability  175
Bruce Stone
Reformed bicameralism? The Victorian Legislative Council  196
in the twenty-first century
Brian Costar
The embattled South Australian Legislative Council        212
Clement Macintyre and John Williams
PART FIVE: THE CASE OF QUEENSLAND
A constitutional history of the Parliament of Queensland  229
Justice B. H. McPherson, CBE
Illusions of reform: Queensland's Legislative Assembly   248
since Fitzgerald
Janet Ransley
Abolition and restoration of a Legislative Council:      262
Queensland and the other states
Gerard Carney
A model upper house for Queensland                       277
Colin A. Hughes



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Legislative bodies Upper chambers, Australia, Parliament, Senate, Canada, Parliament, Senate, Great Britain, Parliament, House of Lords, United States, Congress, Senate