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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas E Mann; Norman J Ornstein; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.; Annenberg Public Policy Center.
|Notes:||"The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands."
"The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
|Description:||xiii, 272 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||The first branch of government : theory and practice --
The seeds of the contemporary problem, 1969-1994 --
A decade of Republican control --
Institutional decline --
The case of continuity.
|Series Title:||Institutions of American democracy series.|
|Responsibility:||Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein.|
Table of Contents:
Contents Preface ix ONE Introduction 1 TWO The First Branch of Government: Theory and Practice 14 THREE The Seeds of the Contemporary Problem, 1969-1994 47 FOUR A Decade of Republican Control 96 FIVE Institutional Decline 141 SIX The Case of Continuity 192 SEVEN Conclusion 211 Notes 245 Acknowledgments 257 Index 261
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