The Czech political system is construed as a parliamentary democracy with a bicameral Parliament; the Parliament’s role is key even with regard to its role in creating other political institutions. The presented study deals successively with the legislative process, the role of political parties in the system of representation, the relationship between parliament and government, characteristics of deputies. The last chapter analyses the role of deputies and its perception by deputies. The study made use a broader range of data sources, quantitative and qualitative data that had been compiled in the more than fifteen years of research.
Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Lukáš Linek (eds.). 2009. Český parlament ve druhé dekádě demokratického vývoje. Sociologické studie / Sociological Studies 09:8. Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i. 160 s. ISBN 978-80-7330-171-2.