The American Congress

The American Congress


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The American Congress by Steven S. Smith, Jason M. Roberts, Ryan J. Vander Wielen

Informed by the authors' Capitol Hill experience and nationally recognized scholarship, this fourth edition of The American Congress presents the most insightful, up-to-date treatment of congressional politics available in an undergraduate textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521856768
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Steven S. Smith is a Professor of Political Science, the Kate M. Gregg Distinguished Professor of Social Science, and Director of the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University, St Louis. He has chaired the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association and has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, and Legislative Studies Quarterly.

Jason M. Roberts is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He co-edited the book Why Not Parties? Party Effects in the US Senate (2009). His articles have been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and Legislative Studies Quarterly.

Ryan J. Vander Wielen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Temple University, Philadelphia. His articles have appeared in Political Analysis, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and Public Choice.

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