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How Congress evolves : social bases of institutional change

Author: Nelson W Polsby
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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Nelson Polsby argues that among other things, from the 50s to the 90s, Congress evolved. In short, Polsby argues that air conditioning altered the demography of the Southern States, which in turn  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson W Polsby
ISBN: 0195161955 9780195161953 0195182960 9780195182965
OCLC Number: 51607477
Description: xiv, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The House in Sam Rayburn's time --
Toward liberalization --
Causes of liberalization --
Consequences : toward a more responsible two-party system? --
Overview : how Congress evolves.
Responsibility: Nelson W. Polsby.
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A fascinating history of how the House has developed. The New York Review of Books Polsby's How Congress Evolves is crisply written and argued, moving logically toward an explanation of how Congress Read more...

 
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