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The American Congress

Author: Steven S Smith; Jason M Roberts; Ryan J Vander Wielen
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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The American Congress provides the most up-to-date treatment of congressional politics available in an undergraduate text.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Steven S., 1953-
American Congress.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011017683
(OCoLC)720260210
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven S Smith; Jason M Roberts; Ryan J Vander Wielen
ISBN: 9781139128810 1139128817 9781139059312 1139059319
OCLC Number: 768771443
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 462 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The American Congress: modern trends --
Representation and lawmaking in Congress: the constitutional and historical context --
Congressional elections and policy alignments --
Members, goals, resources, and strategies --
Parties and leaders --
The standing committees --
The rules of the legislative game --
The floor and voting --
Congress and the president --
Congress and the courts --
Congress, lobbyists, and interest groups --
Congress and budget politics --
Appendix: introduction to the spatial theory of legislating.
Responsibility: Steven S. Smith, Jason M. Roberts, Ryan J. Vander Wielen.

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