ISBN-10:
0300105878
ISBN-13:
9780300105872
Pub. Date:
11/10/2004
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 2

Congress: The Electoral Connection / Edition 2

by David R. MayhewDavid R. Mayhew
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Overview

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: 11/10/2004
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


David R. Mayhew, Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, is the author of many books, including Divided We Govern, America’s Congress, and Electoral Realignments, all published by Yale University Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(10)
1 The Electoral Incentive
11(68)
2 Processes and Policies
79(102)
Index 181

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