skip to content
Filibuster : Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Filibuster : Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate.

Author: Gregory J Wawro
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Parliamentary obstruction, popularly known as the ""filibuster, "" has been a defining feature of the U.S. Senate throughout its history. In this book, Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler explain how the Senate managed to satisfy its lawmaking role during the nineteenth and early twentieth century, when it lacked seemingly essential formal rules for governing debate. What prevented the Senate from self-destructing  Read more...
Rating:

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

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory J Wawro
ISBN: 1306129516 9781306129510 9781400849475 1400849470
OCLC Number: 863037110
Description: 1 online resource

Abstract:

Parliamentary obstruction, popularly known as the ""filibuster, "" has been a defining feature of the U.S. Senate throughout its history. In this book, Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler explain how the Senate managed to satisfy its lawmaking role during the nineteenth and early twentieth century, when it lacked seemingly essential formal rules for governing debate. What prevented the Senate from self-destructing during this time? The authors argue that in a system where filibusters played out as wars of attrition, the threat of rule changes prevented the institution from devolving into pa.

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/863037110> # Filibuster : Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "863037110" ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/328.73/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/64190183> ; # Gregory J. Wawro
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "Parliamentary obstruction, popularly known as the ""filibuster, "" has been a defining feature of the U.S. Senate throughout its history. In this book, Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler explain how the Senate managed to satisfy its lawmaking role during the nineteenth and early twentieth century, when it lacked seemingly essential formal rules for governing debate. What prevented the Senate from self-destructing during this time? The authors argue that in a system where filibusters played out as wars of attrition, the threat of rule changes prevented the institution from devolving into pa."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/905874743> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905874743#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "Filibuster : Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate."@en ;
    schema:productID "863037110" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/863037110#PublicationEvent/princeton_university_press_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905874743#Agent/princeton_university_press> ; # Princeton University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1422533> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=544202> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400849475> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306129510> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/863037110> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905874743#Agent/princeton_university_press> # Princeton University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Princeton University Press" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64190183> # Gregory J. Wawro
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wawro" ;
    schema:givenName "Gregory J." ;
    schema:name "Gregory J. Wawro" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/905874743#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/863037110> ; # Filibuster : Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306129510>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1306129516" ;
    schema:isbn "9781306129510" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781400849475>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1400849470" ;
    schema:isbn "9781400849475" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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