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Living Legislation : Durability, Change, and the Politics of American Lawmaking.

Author: Jeffery A Jenkins; Eric M Patashnik
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Politics is at its most dramatic during debates over important pieces of legislation. It is thus no stretch to refer to legislation as a living, breathing force in American politics. And while debates over legislative measures begin before an item is enacted, they also endure long afterward, when the political legacy of a law becomes clear. Living Legislation provides fresh insights into contemporary American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jenkins, Jeffery A.
Living Legislation : Durability, Change, and the Politics of American Lawmaking.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffery A Jenkins; Eric M Patashnik
ISBN: 9780226396460 0226396460 1280126175 9781280126178
OCLC Number: 780425984
Description: 1 online resource (367 pages)
Contents: Part I: Overview; Chapter 1: Living Legislation and American Politics --
Jeffery A. Jenkins and Eric M. Patashnik; Chapter 2: Making the Modern American Legislative State --
William J. Novak; Part II: Studying Living Legislation: Coalitions, Durability, and Change; Chapter 3: Durability and Change in the President's Legislative Policy Agenda, 1799-2002 --
Jeffrey E. Cohen and Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha; Chapter 4: Coalition Structure and Legislative Innovation in American National Government --
Sean Gailmard and Jeffery A. Jenkins. Chapter 5: The Lives and Deaths of Federal Programs, 1971-2003 --
Christopher R. Berry, Barry C. Burden and William G. HowellChapter 6: Beyond Legislative Productivity: Enactment Conditions, Subsequent Conditions, and the Shape and Life of the Law --
Forrest Maltzman and Charles R. Shipan; Chapter 7: How Unpopular Policies Become Popular after Adoption --
Amihai Glazer; Chapter 8: Why Some Reforms Last and Others Collapse: The Tax Reform Act of 1986 versus Airline Deregulation --
Eric M. Patashnik; Chapter 9: Policy Durability and Agency Design --
David E. Lewis. Chapter 10: Judicial Delimitation in the New Deal Era --
Stuart ChinnChapter 11: The Significance of Policy Failures in Political Development: The Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and the Growth of the Carceral State --
Vesla M. Weaver; Part III: Reflections; Chapter 12: Lawmaking as a Cognitive Enterprise --
David R. Mayhew; Chapter 13: The Politics of the Policymaking State --
Sidney M. Milkis; Notes; Contributors; Index.

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