skip to content
Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills

Author: Glenn R Parker
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008.
Series: Economics, cognition, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"What would you do if, they very day you were hired, you knew you could be unemployed in as little as two years? You'd seek opportunities in your current job to develop a portfolio of skills and contacts in order to make yourself more attractive to future employers. Representatives and senators think about their jobs in Congress in this way, according to [author] ... [book title] offers a sophisticated yet  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parker, Glenn R., 1946-
Capitol investments.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)648669182
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn R Parker
ISBN: 9780472070374 0472070371 9780472050376 0472050370
OCLC Number: 179794161
Description: xiv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Politicians, institutions, and human capital; or, Becker goes to Washington --
Methodology : data and variables --
Congress as workplace : the production of marketable human capital --
Returns to specialized training : career mobility and grooming lobbyists --
Returns to general training : competitive wages--but at a price --
Summary of findings and implications.
Series Title: Economics, cognition, and society.
Responsibility: Glenn R. Parker.
More information:

Abstract:

A study of the post-elective careers of more than 200 former members of Congress, including US representatives and senators. It offers an analysis of the acquisition and marketability of political  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A unique and interesting approach to the study of legislators and legislative institutions." - David Brady, Stanford University"

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/179794161> # Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "179794161" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Place/ann_arbor> ; # Ann Arbor
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1001141> ; # Lobbyists
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1043313> ; # Occupational training
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/berufsplanung> ; # Berufsplanung
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/650.1402432873/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104464> ; # Politicians--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/career_development> ; # Career development
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/847280> ; # Career development
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100125> ; # Career development--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/karriereplanung> ; # Karriereplanung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/lobbyists> ; # Lobbyists
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108568> ; # Occupational training--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/soziales_netzwerk> ; # Soziales Netzwerk
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/human_capital_political_aspects_united_states> ; # Human capital--Political aspects--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069915> ; # Politicians
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/politicians> ; # Politicians
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Organization/usa_congress> ; # USA Congress
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85075851> ; # Legislators--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995828> ; # Legislators
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/legislators> ; # Legislators
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/occupational_training> ; # Occupational training
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/lobbyists_united_states> ; # Lobbyists--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/lobbyismus> ; # Lobbyismus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/abgeordneter> ; # Abgeordneter
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/16167265> ; # Glenn R. Parker
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- Politicians, institutions, and human capital; or, Becker goes to Washington -- Methodology : data and variables -- Congress as workplace : the production of marketable human capital -- Returns to specialized training : career mobility and grooming lobbyists -- Returns to general training : competitive wages--but at a price -- Summary of findings and implications."@en ;
    schema:description ""What would you do if, they very day you were hired, you knew you could be unemployed in as little as two years? You'd seek opportunities in your current job to develop a portfolio of skills and contacts in order to make yourself more attractive to future employers. Representatives and senators think about their jobs in Congress in this way, according to [author] ... [book title] offers a sophisticated yet accessible analysis of the acquisition and marketability of political skills. It suggests that an awareness of the trade in human capital shapes an officeholder's actions as much as the desire to win another election."--Jacket."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797330772> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Series/economics_cognition_and_society> ; # Economics, cognition, and society.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648669182> ;
    schema:name "Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills"@en ;
    schema:productID "179794161" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/179794161#PublicationEvent/ann_arbor_university_of_michigan_press_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Agent/university_of_michigan_press> ; # University of Michigan Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip089/2008002886.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472070374> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472050376> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA8A3790> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/179794161> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Agent/university_of_michigan_press> # University of Michigan Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Michigan Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Series/economics_cognition_and_society> # Economics, cognition, and society.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/179794161> ; # Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills
    schema:name "Economics, cognition, and society." ;
    schema:name "Economics, cognition, and society" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/career_development> # Career development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Career development"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/human_capital_political_aspects_united_states> # Human capital--Political aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85062845> ;
    schema:name "Human capital--Political aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/occupational_training> # Occupational training
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Occupational training"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797330772#Topic/soziales_netzwerk> # Soziales Netzwerk
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Soziales Netzwerk"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100125> # Career development--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Career development--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008108568> # Occupational training--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Occupational training--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85075851> # Legislators--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Legislators--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104464> # Politicians--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politicians--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1001141> # Lobbyists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Lobbyists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1043313> # Occupational training
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Occupational training"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069915> # Politicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politicians"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/847280> # Career development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Career development"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995828> # Legislators
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Legislators"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/16167265> # Glenn R. Parker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1946" ;
    schema:familyName "Parker" ;
    schema:givenName "Glenn R." ;
    schema:name "Glenn R. Parker" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472050376>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0472050370" ;
    schema:isbn "9780472050376" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472070374>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0472070371" ;
    schema:isbn "9780472070374" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648669182>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Capitol investments." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/179794161> ; # Capitol investments : the marketability of political skills
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.