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Congress reconsidered

Author: Lawrence C Dodd
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : CQ Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats

Always a classic, Dodd and Oppenheimer's Congress Reconsidered is the recognized source for in-depth, cutting-edge scholarship on Congress geared to undergraduates. Thoroughly updated for the 112th  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence C Dodd
ISBN: 9781452227825 1452227829
OCLC Number: 813415023
Description: xxiv, 532 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The new world of U.S. senators / Barbara Sinclair --
The House in a time of crisis: economic turmoil and partisan upheaval / Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer --
Congresswomen's pursuit of power in a partisan environment / Kathryn Pearson --
Voters, candidates, and issues in congressional elections / Robert S. Erikson and Gerald C. Wright --
Partisanship, money, and competition: elections and the transformation of Congress since the 1970s / Gary C. Jacobson --
Parties, members, and campaign contributions in the House of Representatives / William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin --
The dynamics of party government in Congress / Steven S. Smith and Gerald Gamm --
Richard Fenno's theory of congressional committees and the partisan polarization of the House / John H. Aldrich, Brittany N. Perry, and David W. Rohde --
Filibustering and parties in the modern senate / Gregory Koger --
Legislative effectiveness and representation / Craig Volden and Alan E. Wiseman --
Advice and consent: the politics of confirming federal judges / Sarah A. Binder and Forrest Maltzman --
Energy legislation from the OPEC embargo to Obama's sidestep of Congress / Bruce I. Oppenheimer --
The dynamics and dysfunction of the congressional budget process: from inception to deadlock / James A. Thurber --
Tax policymaking and fiscal responsibility: is Congress capable of doing its job? / Catherine E. Rudder --
Congressional leadership of war opinion: backlash effects and the polarization of public support for war / Douglas L. Kriner and William G. Howell --
The modern Congress / Joseph Cooper --
Party polarization and policy productivity in Congress: from Harding to Obama / Lawrence C. Dodd and Scot Schraufnagel --
Congress at the precipice: the 2012 elections and the fiscal cliff / Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer.
Responsibility: editors, Lawrence C. Dodd, University of Florida, Bruce I. Oppenheimer, Vanderbilt University.
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