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The contemporary Congress

Author: Burdett A Loomis
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Published to coincide with each new Congress, this third edition continues to focus on the struggle between centralizing and decentralizing forces in the US legislative branch.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Burdett A Loomis
ISBN: 0312208618 9780312208615
OCLC Number: 48156437
Description: x, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface - About the Author - The Drama of Representation - Congressional Decentralisation in Design and Evolution - The Changing Environment of Congressional Politics - Congressional Elections: Roots of the Centrifugal Congress - Congressional Committees - The Individual Enterprise - Parties and Leadership: Capturing the Congress - Presidential-Congressional Relations: Focus, Authority and Negotiation - The Legislative Process and the Rules of the Game - The Competitive Congress: Centrifugal Forces in a Partisan Era - Index
Responsibility: Burdett A. Loomis.
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