Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 2

Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 2

by David R. Mayhew, R. Douglas Arnold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300105878

ISBN-13: 9780300105872

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

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:
9780300105872
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
New preface by author
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
278,175
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1The electoral incentive11
2Processes and policies79

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