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Fenno, Richard F. 1926-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 238 publications in 2 languages and 16,175 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Biography  History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: JK1319, 328.365
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard F Fenno
The Yalta Conference by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
21 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The President's Cabinet; an analysis in the period from Wilson to Eisenhower by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
35 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Going home Black representatives and their constituents by Richard F Fenno ( )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 years ago there were nine African Americans in the US House of Representatives. Today there are four times that number. In 'Going Home' Richard F. Fenno explores what representation has meant - and means today - to black voters and to the politicians they have elected to office. Fenno follows the careers of four black representatives - Louis Stokes, Barbara Jordan, Chaka Fattah, and Stephanie Tubbs Jones - from their home districts to the halls of the Capitol. He finds that while these politicians had different visions of how they should represent their districts they shared crucial organizational and symbolic connections to their constituents
The making of a senator : Dan Quayle by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Congress at the grassroots representational change in the South, 1970-1998 by Richard F Fenno ( )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work demonstrates that a close look at American politicians at work in their districts can tell the observer a great deal about the process of representation. The author reveals grassroots approaches to explore how patterns of representation have changed in recent decades
Congressmen in committees by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The power of the purse : appropriations politics in Congress by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
12 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senators on the campaign trail : the politics of representation by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a book about the politics of representative democracy, written from the perspective of the politicians who make it work. Typically, political scientists study campaigns from the perspective of the voter and for the purpose of explaining election outcomes. But campaigns also need to be studied from the perspective of the candidate, for the purpose of understanding representation. Richard F. Fenno, Jr., traveled with ten U.S. senators as they campaigned in their home states - using what he calls the "drop in/drop out, tag along/hang around" method of research - to present a developmental picture of their activities. His focus here is on three such activities - pursuing a career, campaigning for office, and building constituency connections. Taken together, the three constitute the political underpinnings of representative democracy. In its focus on the process of representative democracy, Senators on the Campaign Trail offers a rich, rounded, developmental view of some high-level individuals who work at the business of representation. For scholars, the book suggests some qualitative confirmation and added stimulation in forging generalizations about politicians. For citizens, the book argues for replacing the conventional blanket condemnation of our politicians, so prevalent today, with more discriminating judgments about what they do, and why and to what purpose they do it
Home style : House Members in their districts by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The emergence of a Senate leader : Pete Domenici and the Reagan budget by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is about eight years in the life of Senator Pete V. Domenici, a Republican from New Mexico
The challenge of congressional representation by Richard F Fenno ( )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a moment when Congress is widely viewed as hyper-partisan and dysfunctional, Richard Fenno provides a variegated picture of American representational politics. The Challenge of Congressional Representation offers an up-close-and-personal look at the complex relationship between members of Congress and their constituents back home. When not crafting policy in Washington, the 435 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are busy assessing and building voter support in their districts. Fenno delves into the activities of five members of the House-Republicans representing Pennsylvania and New York, and Democrats from California, Florida, and Illinois. Spanning the ideological spectrum, these former and current representatives are senior lawmakers and rookie back-benchers from both urban and rural areas. Fenno travels with them in their own political territories, watching and talking with them, conducting interviews, and meeting aides and constituents. He illuminates the all-consuming nature of representational work-the complicated lives of House members shuttling back and forth between home and Capitol, building and maintaining networks, and making compromises. Agreeing to talk on the record without protective anonymity, these elected House members emerge as real personalities, at once praiseworthy and fallible. While voting patterns and policy analysis constitute an important window into the legislative process, the nonquantifiable human element that political scientists so frequently overlook is the essence of negotiation. Fenno focuses our attention on how congressional leaders negotiate with constituents as well as with colleagues
The presidential odyssey of John Glenn by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning to govern : an institutional view of the 104th Congress by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home style and Washington work : studies of congressional politics ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning to legislate : the Senate education of Arlen Specter by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The United States Senate : a bicameral perspective by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National politics and Federal aid to education by Frank J Munger ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When incumbency fails : the Senate career of Mark Andrews by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watching politicians : essays on participant observation by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claris Home Page 3 for Windows and Macintosh by Richard F Fenno ( Book )
8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Fenno Dick
Fenno, Dick 1926-
Fenno, Richard 1926-
Fenno, Richard F.
Fenno, Richard F. 1926- Jr
Fenno, Richard F. Jr
Fenno, Richard F., Jr., 1926-
Fenno, Richard Francis 1926-
Languages
English (209)
Portuguese (1)
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