Representative parliamentary monarchs
Constitutional monarchy is a form of democratic government in which a monarch acts as a non-party political head of state within the boundaries of a constitution, whether written or unwritten. While the monarch may hold formal reserve powers and government may officially take place in the monarch's name, they do not set public policy or choose political leaders. Political scientist Vernon Bogdanor, paraphrasing Thomas Macaulay, has defined a constitutional monarch as "a sovereign who reigns but does not rule." This form of government differs from absolute monarchy, in which the monarch controls political decision-making and is not effectively restricted by constitutional constraints.
Constitutional monarchies are sometimes referred to as limited monarchies, crowned republics or parliamentary monarchies.
In addition to acting as a visible symbol of national unity, a constitutional monarch may hold formal powers such as dissolving parliament or giving Royal Assent to legislation. However, the exercise of such powers is generally a formality rather than an opportunity for the sovereign to enact personal political preference. In The English Constitution, British political theorist Walter Bagehot identified three main political rights which a constitutional monarch could freely exercise: the right to be consulted, the right to advise, and the right to warn.
The United Kingdom and fifteen of its former colonies are constitutional monarchies with a Westminster system of government. Three states—Malaysia, Cambodia, and the Holy See—employ true elective monarchies, where the ruler is periodically selected by a small, aristocratic electoral college.
The most recent country to transition from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy was Bhutan, in 2007-8.

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Discovering Democracy: Upper Primary Units
Discovering Democracy: Upper Primary Units
Curriculum Corporation Staff, 1998
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Parliamentary Representatives in Europe 1848-2000: Legislative Recruitment and Careers in Eleven European Countries...
Parliamentary Representatives in Europe 1848-2000: Legislative Recruitment and Careers in Eleven European Countries...
Heinrich Best and Maurizio Cotta, 2000
This book brings together leading scholars in the field of electoral studies and political representation to examine the democratization of the recruitment of political representatives in Western Europe. The study deals with long-term changes in parliamentary recruitment and patterns of political careers in eleven European countries from the middle...
Monarchy
Monarchy
Rebecca Stefoff, 2007
The new monarchs agreed to a Bill of Rights that ensured regular parliamentary sessions and free elections. ... 1832, the Reform Act stated that sovereignty lay not with the monarch but with the people and their representatives in Parliament.
Gender, Class, and Freedom in Modern Political Theory
Gender, Class, and Freedom in Modern Political Theory
Nancy J. Hirschmann, 2007
In Gender, Class, and Freedom in Modern Political Theory, Nancy Hirschmann demonstrates not merely that modern theories of freedom are susceptible to gender and class analysis but that they must be analyzed in terms of gender and class in order to be understood at all. Through rigorous close readings of major and minor works of Hobbes, Locke, Rouss...
The Future of Representative Democracy
The Future of Representative Democracy
Sonia (Alonso Sáenz de Oger) Alonso, Sonia Alonso, John Keane, 2011
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The Democratic Transition in Nepal
The Democratic Transition in Nepal
Ramjee P. Parajulee, 2000
Despite their commitment to drafting a democratic constitution characterized by a constitutional monarchy, the three ... Despite the party's preference for constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, the NC representatives were ...
Parliament Today
Parliament Today
Michael Rush, 2005
The fact that Parliaments were sometimes 'packed' with the supporters of the monarch or one faction or another is beside the point: ... Parliament's ability to confer legitimacy, however, rests on its status as a representative institution.
The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831-1871
The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831-1871
2006
This study analyzes Brazil's monarchy, which adapted European ideas and practices to a creole plantation society that was traditionally based on African slavery. It focuses upon the Conservatives, who represented the sugar and coffee elites in reconstructing the new nation's state as a strong, representative, constitutional monarchy in tr...
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Apathy or inconvenience – the dwindling figures of voter turnout in Parliamentary elections | Bhutan Speaks
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free paper: Compare and Contrast- Absolute and Parliamentary Monarchy.
Since the postclassical period, feudal monarchy had defined Western politics. This finally came to an end when the index balance kept between king and nobles was undone in the seventeenth century.
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Image source: Wikimedia On 5 August 2013 the 43rd Commonwealth Parliament—the first hung parliament since the early 1940s—was officially prorogued ahead of the federal election to be held on 7 September 2013. Whilst there has been considerable commentary on the performance of the Government, the Opposition, the parties and the cross-bench during the 43rd Parliament, there has been much less discussion about the nature of the hung parliament itself.
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