Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 1

Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 1

by David R. Mayhew
     
 

In this second edition to a book that has now achieved canonical status, David R. Mayhew argues that the principal motivation of legislators is reelection and that the pursuit of this goal affects the way they behave and the way that they make public policy. In a new foreword for this edition, R. Douglas Arnold discusses why the book revolutionized the study of

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In this second edition to a book that has now achieved canonical status, David R. Mayhew argues that the principal motivation of legislators is reelection and that the pursuit of this goal affects the way they behave and the way that they make public policy. In a new foreword for this edition, R. Douglas Arnold discusses why the book revolutionized the study of Congress and how it has stood the test of time. The book also contains a new preface by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300018097
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1974
Series:
Yale Studies in Political Science
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1The electoral incentive11
2Processes and policies79

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