Building the Bloc: Intraparty Organization in the US Congress

Building the Bloc: Intraparty Organization in the US Congress

by Ruth Bloch Rubin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316649923
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/11/2017
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Ruth Bloch Rubin is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and was previously a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

1. Intraparty organization in the US Congress; 2. Procedural revolt and the House insurgency, 1908-10; 3. The Senate insurgency's quest for economic reform, 1909-10; 4. Securing southern solidarity, 1937-56; 5. The decline of southern influence, 1957-64; 6. Making the moderates matter, 1994-2010; 7. Coordinating liberal hardliners, 1957-94; 8. Organizing conservative revolutionaries, 1970-2015; 9. Rethinking the mischiefs of faction.

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