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Congress : structure and policy

Author: Mathew D McCubbins; Terry Sullivan
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1987, Congress: Structure and Policy is a review of congressional research from an institutional perspective.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mathew D McCubbins; Terry Sullivan
ISBN: 0521331692 9780521331692 052133750X 9780521337502
OCLC Number: 14719038
Description: xii, 563 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The electoral connection and the Congress / David R. Mayhew --
The case of the vanishing marginals : the bureaucracy did it / Morris P. Fiorina --
Running scared : elections and congressional politics in the 1980s / Gary C. Jacobson --
The institutionalization of the U.S. House of Representatives / Nelson W. Polsby --
A rational choice perspective on congressional norms / Barry R. Weingast --
Congressmen and committees : a comparative analysis / Richard F. Fenno, Jr. --
Democratic committee assignments in the House of Representatives : strategic aspects of a social choice process / David W. Rohde and Kenneth A. Shepsle --
Reforming the structure of the House appropriations process ; the effects of the 1885 and 1919-20 reforms on money decisions / David Brady and Mark A. Morgan. The decline of party in the U.S. House of Representatives 1887-1968 / David Brady, Joseph Cooper, and Patricia A. Hurley --
Joseph G. Cannon and Howard W. Smith : an essay on the limits of leadership in the House of Representatives / Charles O. Jones --
Presidential leadership in Congress : securing commitments / Terry Sullivan --
Votes, strategies, and institutions : an introduction to the theory of collective choice / Thomas Schwartz --
Institutional arrangements and equilibrium in multidimensional voting models / Kenneth A. Shepsle --
Sophisticated committees and structure-induced equilibria in Congress / Keith Krehbiel --
A theory of congressional delegation / Matthew D. McCubbins and Talbot Page. Congressional oversight overlooked : police patrols versus fire alarms / Mathew D. McCubbins and Thomas Schwartz --
The structure of agency decision processes / John A. Ferejohn --
The political foundations of regulatory policy / Roger Noll --
Congressional influence over policy making : the case of the FTC / Randall L. Calvert, Mark J. Moran, and Barry R. Weingast --
Legislators, bureaucrats, and locational decisions / R. Douglas Arnold.
Series Title: Political economy of institutions and decisions.
Responsibility: edited by Mathew D. McCubbins, Terry Sullivan.
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