skip to content
Committees in Congress Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Committees in Congress

Author: Christopher J Deering; Steven S Smith
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Committees in Congress provides a comprehensive examination of the current state of committees and committee systems in both houses of the U.S. Congress. This third edition examines the reforms adopted under the Republican-controlled Congress, especially in the context of the "Contract With America" and the interparty warfare on Capitol Hill. It also offers complete coverage of the new rules and structural changes  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

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Deering; Steven S Smith
ISBN: 0871878186 9780871878182
OCLC Number: 36430587
Description: xvii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Committees in Congress. Perspectives on Committee Power. Conditions Shaping the Role of Committees. Forms of Committee Power in Congress. Types of Committees. Sources of Committee Procedure and Structure. Variation and Change in the Committee Systems --
Ch. 2. Evolution and Change in Committees. Development of the Modern Committee Systems. Committee Government: 1947-1964. Reform: 1965-1980. Postreform Committees (1981-1995): Decentralization and Individualism. Republican Rule and the 104th Congress. Committees and Parties in Congress --
Ch. 3. Member Goals and Committee Assignments. The Importance of Committee Assignments. Member Goals in the House. Member Goals in the Senate. Jurisdictions, Agendas, and Environments. The Committee Assignment Process. The Distribution of Preferences --
Ch. 4. Inside Committees: Leaders, Subcommittees, and Staff. Committee Leaders. Subcommittees. Committee Staff. Patterns of Subcommittee Orientation. The Rise and Decline of Subcommittee Government --
Ch. 5. Committees in the Postreform Congress. Agenda and Partisan Change. Managing the Agenda. Committees on the Floor. Conference Committees. Perspectives on Committee Power Revisited.
Responsibility: Christopher J. Deering and Steven S. Smith.

Abstract:

Providing a comprehensive examination of the origins, development, and status of committees and committee systems in both the House and Senate, this book looks at the reforms that evolved under the  Read more...

Reviews

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/36430587> # Committees in Congress
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "36430587" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Topic/het_congres> ; # Het Congres
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/156528527> ; # USA. Congress.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/130168302> ; # USA
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995742> ; # Legislative bodies--Reform
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869707> ; # Committees
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Event/since_1945> ; # Since 1945
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/128620508> ; # United States. Congress
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Organization/united_states_congress> ; # United States. Congress.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Topic/ausschuss> ; # Ausschuss
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Topic/parlementaire_commissies> ; # Parlementaire commissies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Topic/politieke_macht> ; # Politieke macht
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/328.730765/e21/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "3rd ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2552699> ; # Steven S. Smith
   schema:copyrightYear "1997" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/7470909> ; # Christopher J. Deering
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:description "Committees in Congress provides a comprehensive examination of the current state of committees and committee systems in both houses of the U.S. Congress. This third edition examines the reforms adopted under the Republican-controlled Congress, especially in the context of the "Contract With America" and the interparty warfare on Capitol Hill. It also offers complete coverage of the new rules and structural changes to the House and Senate committee systems, including chamber- and party-rules changes, reduced staffing, the elimination of some committees and subcommittees, and new procedures for the selection of committee leaders."@en ;
   schema:description "Ch. 1. Committees in Congress. Perspectives on Committee Power. Conditions Shaping the Role of Committees. Forms of Committee Power in Congress. Types of Committees. Sources of Committee Procedure and Structure. Variation and Change in the Committee Systems -- Ch. 2. Evolution and Change in Committees. Development of the Modern Committee Systems. Committee Government: 1947-1964. Reform: 1965-1980. Postreform Committees (1981-1995): Decentralization and Individualism. Republican Rule and the 104th Congress. Committees and Parties in Congress -- Ch. 3. Member Goals and Committee Assignments. The Importance of Committee Assignments. Member Goals in the House. Member Goals in the Senate. Jurisdictions, Agendas, and Environments. The Committee Assignment Process. The Distribution of Preferences -- Ch. 4. Inside Committees: Leaders, Subcommittees, and Staff. Committee Leaders. Subcommittees. Committee Staff. Patterns of Subcommittee Orientation. The Rise and Decline of Subcommittee Government -- Ch. 5. Committees in the Postreform Congress. Agenda and Partisan Change. Managing the Agenda. Committees on the Floor. Conference Committees. Perspectives on Committee Power Revisited."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3279319> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Committees in Congress"@en ;
   schema:productID "36430587" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36430587#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_cq_press_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Agent/cq_press> ; # CQ Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780871878182> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36430587> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Organization/united_states_congress> # United States. Congress.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "United States. Congress." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3279319#Topic/parlementaire_commissies> # Parlementaire commissies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Parlementaire commissies"@en ;
    .

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

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869707> # Committees
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Committees"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995742> # Legislative bodies--Reform
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Legislative bodies--Reform"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/128620508> # United States. Congress
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "United States. Congress" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/130168302> # USA
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "USA" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/156528527> # USA. Congress.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "USA. Congress." ;
   schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/35622-0> ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2552699> # Steven S. Smith
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1953" ;
   schema:familyName "Smith" ;
   schema:givenName "Steven S." ;
   schema:name "Steven S. Smith" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7470909> # Christopher J. Deering
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1951" ;
   schema:familyName "Deering" ;
   schema:givenName "Christopher J." ;
   schema:name "Christopher J. Deering" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780871878182>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0871878186" ;
   schema:isbn "9780871878182" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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