Analyzing Congress / Edition 1

Analyzing Congress / Edition 1

by Charles Stewart III
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393976262

ISBN-13: 9780393976267

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The first undergraduate Congress text written from a rational-choice perspective, Analyzing Congress provides students with the basic analytical tools for understanding congressional politics.
In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress.

Overview

The first undergraduate Congress text written from a rational-choice perspective, Analyzing Congress provides students with the basic analytical tools for understanding congressional politics.
In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose Analyzing Congress for your course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393976267
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
New Institutionalism in American Politics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 An (Unusual) Introduction to the Study of Congress

2 The Constitutional Origins of Congress

3 The History and Development of Congress

4 The Choices Candidates Make: Running for Congress

5 The Choices Voters Make

6 Regulating Elections

7 Leadership in an Egotistical Body

8 Congressional Committees

9 Doing It on the Floor: The Organization of Deliberation

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