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Ben-Gurion against the Knesset / Giora Goldberg ; translator, Chaya Naor.

Author/Creator:
Goldberg, Giora, 1948, author.
Publication:
London ; Portland : Frank Cass, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (347 p.)
Series:
Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society.
Cass series--Israeli history, politics, and society
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Subjects:
Legislative power -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Representative government and representation -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Ministerial responsibility.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1948-1967.
Israel. Keneset -- History -- 20th century.
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 -- http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q37610.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The power struggle between Ben-Gurion and the Knesset was not primarily concerned with who should hold the reins of power, but with the ideals that should lie behind government. Ben-Gurion did not think that the Knesset had the moral backbone required at a historic turning-point in Israeli history, when the character of the nation was being developed; although he conceded that it was capable of dealing with the more mundane administrative tasks. He therefore denied the Knesset the right to take part in the policy-making process, caused a decline in the support of the elite and the general publ
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword: The Theory of the Status of Legislatures; OBJECTIVES; STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK; METHODOLOGICAL REMARKS; NOTES; PART ONE The Establishment of Parliamentary Institutions; 1 From the People's Council to the First Knesset; 2 Parliamentary Committees; PART TWO The Struggle Against the Knesset's Institutional Power; 3 Dissolving the Knesset; 4 Investigation of the Government by the Knesset; 5 Symbolic Competition; PART THREE The Struggle Against the Knesset Members; 6 The Immunity of Knesset Members
7 Collective Responsibility and Coalition Discipline8 Intra-Party Politics and Nominations; PART FOUR Parliamentary Style and Conflicts with Political Rivals; 9 Attacks on the Knesset and Knesset Members; 10 Attacks on the Political Opposition and the Parties; Conclusion; NOTES; Bibliography; DAILY PRESS; BOOKS AND ARTICLES; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [324]-328) and index.
ISBN:
1-135-76903-6
1-135-76904-4
1-280-17804-3
9786610178049
0-203-69087-7
0-203-01740-4
OCLC:
252705107
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203017401 doi