Washington at Work: Back Rooms and Clean Air / Edition 2

Washington at Work: Back Rooms and Clean Air / Edition 2

by Richard E. Cohen
     
 

WASHINGTON AT WORK brings to life the modern policy-making process of the United States government through a thought-provoking case study of the 1990 Clean Air Act. The author's extensive hands-on experience is the foundation for the first-hand reporting and observations, creating an exceptionally well-informed book.

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WASHINGTON AT WORK brings to life the modern policy-making process of the United States government through a thought-provoking case study of the 1990 Clean Air Act. The author's extensive hands-on experience is the foundation for the first-hand reporting and observations, creating an exceptionally well-informed book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023232008
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/13/1994
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Note On Sources.

1. It's Tough to Get Things Done.

2. Early Clean-Air Politics.

3. The Reagan Years: Defining the Limits.

4. Bush Breaks the Logjam.

5. Crumbling Committees.

6. The Senate Leader Takes Over.

7. Special Interests and Influence.

8. Behind the House's Closed Doors.

9. Making Alternative Deals.

10. Conference Committee Reaches Common Ground.

11. Clearing the Air.

12. Epilogue: The Conflicts Resume

Index.

About The Author.

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