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The contemporary Congress

Author: Burdett A Loomis; Wendy J Schiller
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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In an era of heightened partisanship and increased polarization, the seventh edition of The Contemporary Congress offers a clear and concise introduction to legislative processes. Perfect as a brief core or supplementary text for undergraduate courses, Loomis and Schiller construct a comprehensive portrait of the U.S. Congress.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Loomis, Burdett A., 1945-
Contemporary Congress.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017038824
(OCoLC)1002043965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Burdett A Loomis; Wendy J Schiller
ISBN: 9781538101575 1538101572
OCLC Number: 1002302907
Notes: Previous edition: 2016.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The Drama of Representation2. Congressional Decentralization in Design and Evolution3. The Changing Environment of Congressional Politics 4. Congressional Elections: All for One and One for All? 5. Parties, Leaders, and Ideology in Congress 6. Presidential and Congressional Relations: Boundaries of Power 7. Policymaking in the House and Senate8. The Individual Enterprise9. The Competitive Congress: Centrifugal Forces in a Partisan Era
Responsibility: Burdett A. Loomis, University of Kansas, Wendy J. Schiller, Brown University.

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