Congress and Its Members, 11th Edition

Congress and Its Members, 11th Edition

by Roger H Davidson, Oleszek W, Lee F
     
 

This newly revised edition incorporates new and up-to-date material through mid-1997. The authors discuss new developments and fresh research findings regarding nearly every aspect of Congress.

The book's style is lively and informative, with an abundant use of charts, tables, graphs, photos, quotes, and vignettes to aid understanding of topics that include party

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This newly revised edition incorporates new and up-to-date material through mid-1997. The authors discuss new developments and fresh research findings regarding nearly every aspect of Congress.

The book's style is lively and informative, with an abundant use of charts, tables, graphs, photos, quotes, and vignettes to aid understanding of topics that include party politics, Congress and the president, and fundraising. Recent facts and trends are placed in the broader historical context essential for understanding how Congress works.

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A broad reference on the legislative branch of the US government for general readers and college students taking courses on the legislative process or national policy making. First published in 1981 and here updated through July 1997 to analyze such current issues as the irrelevancy of campaign finance laws in the context of campaign fundraising and the politics of reform, new leaders and party organizations in the House and Senate, and comparisons between the 104th and 105th Congresses. Paper edition (unseen), $34.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872893573
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
08/02/2007
Series:
Classic Moments in Congressional Politics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.78(d)

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