Congress and Its Members, 12th Edition / Edition 12

Congress and Its Members, 12th Edition / Edition 12

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by Roger H Davidson, Walter J Oleszek, Frances E Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872899675

ISBN-13: 9780872899674

Pub. Date: 07/22/2009

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872899674
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
07/22/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
625
Sales rank:
1,442,012
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

1The two Congresses2
2Evolution of the modern Congress12
3Going for it : recruitment and candidacy38
4Making it : the electoral game80
5Being there : hill styles and home styles116
6Leaders and parties in Congress148
7Committees : workshops of Congress192
8Congressional rules and procedures236
9Deliberation in Congress272
10Congress and the president304
11Congress and the bureaucracy334
12Congress and the courts362
13Congress and organized interests394
14Congress, budgets, and domestic policy making420
15Congress and national security policies450
16The two Congresses and the American people476
App. AParty control : presidency, senate, house, 1901-2007
App. BInternships : getting experience on Capitol Hill

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