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Search for BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES on books and articles dealing with parliamentary law and practice. Use the fields below to specify search parameters, such as the country featured in the publication or subject.

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PARLIT (a derivative of Parliaments and Literature) is a unique database of bibliographic references on the role, structure and working methods of national parliaments, and on electoral systems, constitutional law, history and political science. PARLIT is regularly updated by the Inter-Parliamentary Union for the benefit of those who search for references on books and articles dealing with parliamentary law and legislative elections throughout the world.

Periodicals The database currently includes references to over 7,000 books and studies as well as 30,000 articles taken from 160 periodicals used as information sources.

Although the complete database contains references to publications since 1965, for technical reasons, on-line access is currently limited to data since 1992 only. We are working to remedy the situation.

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