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Gale Researcher Guide for: The Contemporary Congress in the United States is selected from Gale's academic platform Gale Researcher. These study guides pr ...

  • Author : Michael M. Elmore,Tracey Pemberton Elmore
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 10
  • ISBN 10 : 1535858036

Summary: Gale Researcher Guide for: The Contemporary Congress in the United States is selected from Gale's academic platform Gale Researcher. These study guides provide peer-reviewed articles that allow students early success in finding scholarly materials and to gain the confidence and vocabulary needed to pursue deeper research.


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  • Author : Burdett A. Loomis, Professor, University of Kansas,Wendy J. Schiller, Professor, Brown University
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-01-15
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  • Pages : 256
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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 t …

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  • Author : Burdett A. Loomis, Professor, University of Kansas,Wendy J. Schiller, Professor, Brown University
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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 t …

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Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

  • Author : Jocelyn Evans,Jessica M. Hayden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
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Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the qual …

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Esteemed Colleagues

Esteemed Colleagues

  • Author : Burdett A. Loomis
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What's happened to the longstanding traditions of civility and decorum within the world's greatest deliberative body? While the Senate hasn't yet become as …

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Insecure Majorities

Insecure Majorities

  • Author : Frances E. Lee
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
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As Democrats and Republicans continue to vie for political advantage, Congress remains paralyzed by partisan conflict. That the last two decades have seen …

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The Broken Branch

The Broken Branch

  • Author : Thomas E. Mann,Norman J. Ornstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-08-01
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Congress is the first branch of government in the American system, write Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein, but now it is a broken branch, damaged by p …

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The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress

The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress

  • Author : Eric Schickler,Frances E. Lee
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No legislature in the world has a greater influence over its nation's public affairs than the US Congress. The Congress's centrality in the US system of go …

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Fighting for the Speakership

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the most powerful partisan figure in the contemporary U.S. Congress. How this came to be, and how the majori …

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The Imprint of Congress

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What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? In The Imprint of Congress, the distinguished congressional scholar Dav …

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Issues in American Politics

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This wide ranging book provides readers with a reliable and lively guide to contemporary American political practices, processes and institutions. Essays i …

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The Public Congress

The Public Congress

  • Author : Gary Lee Malecha,Daniel J. Reagan
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  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
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Contemporary members of Congress routinely use the media to advance their professional goals. Today, virtually every aspect of their professional legislati …

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Karl Polanyi and the Contemporary Political Crisis

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Has politics reached breaking point? Rather than defending liberalism or abandoning it, how can a socially just and ecological alternative be built? Peadar …

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Sharing the Wealth

Sharing the Wealth

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Documents the ever-larger sums donated by incumbent members of Congress to their parties and other candidates, and discusses the consequences. …

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Citizens, journalists, and watchdog organizations claim that U.S. Congress members serve special interest groups in return for lucrative jobs in industry o …

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Congress Reconsidered

Congress Reconsidered

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  • Release Date : 2020-12-22
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Since its first edition, Congress Reconsidered was designed to make available the best contemporary work from leading congressional scholars in a form that …

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Pivotal Politics

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Politicians and pundits alike have complained that the divided governments of the last decades have led to legislative gridlock. Not so, argues Keith Krehb …

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The Dysfunctional Congress?

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  • Release Date : 2019-07-11
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This book introduces students to an argument using rational choice theories to explain what happens when individuals come together to make collective decis …

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Political Negotiation

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The United States was once seen as a land of broad consensus and pragmatic politics. Sharp ideological differences were largely absent. But today politics …

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Congressional Government: A Study in American Politics

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The object of this book is to point out the most characteristic practical features of the federal system. Taking Congress as the central and predominant po …

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American Government and Popular Discontent

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Congress and Its Members

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As the U.S. Congress has steadily evolved since the Founding of our nation, so too has our understanding of the institution. The second edition of New Dire …

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Congress Confronts the Court

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The Supreme Court is frequently portrayed as an isolated entity void of politics that reaches judgments by some unseen and unknowable logic. At the same ti …

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Congress Overwhelmed

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Congress today is falling short. Fewer bills, worse oversight, and more dysfunction. But why? In a new volume of essays, the contributors investigate an un …

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  • Author : Paul Pierson,Theda Skocpol
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The contemporary American political landscape has been marked by two paradoxical transformations: the emergence after 1960 of an increasingly activist stat …

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Choosing to Lead

Choosing to Lead

  • Author : Ralph G. Carter,James M. Scott
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Shedding new light on how U.S. foreign policy is made, Ralph G. Carter and James M. Scott focus on “congressional foreign policy entrepreneurs,” the of …

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The Limits of Party

The Limits of Party

  • Author : James M. Curry,Frances E. Lee
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  • Release Date : 2020-10-10
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To many observers, Congress has become a deeply partisan institution where ideologically-distinct political parties do little more than engage in legislati …

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The Field of Blood

The Field of Blood

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The previously untold story of the violence in Congress that helped spark the Civil War In The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost sto …

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The Republican Takeover of Congress

The Republican Takeover of Congress

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An electoral earthquake hit the American political landscape in 1994. As the Republican Party won control of the House of Representatives for the first tim …

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The Dynamics Of American Politics

The Dynamics Of American Politics

  • Author : Lawrence C Dodd
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  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
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This book offers a comprehensive assessment of the major theoretical approaches to the study of American politics. Written by leading scholars in the field …

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Congressional Procedure

Congressional Procedure

  • Author : Richard A. Arenberg
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  • Release Date : 2018-10-01
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"A clear explanation of the workings of the United States government that should be required reading for politically engaged Americans." -- KIRKUS Congress …

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Presidential Relations with Congress

Presidential Relations with Congress

  • Author : Richard Conley
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  • Release Date : 2016-12-31
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The presidential-congressional relationship is the most important and vivid of all the inter-branch relationships. It defines presidential activities, prio …

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Executive Policymaking

  • Author : Meena Bose,Andrew Rudalevige
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  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
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A deep look into the agency that implements the president’s marching orders to the rest of the executive branch The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) …

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Governing America

Governing America

  • Author : Julian Zelizer
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-04
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New perspectives on American political history from one of its leading writers In recent years, the study of American political history has experienced a r …

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Investigating the President

Investigating the President

  • Author : Douglas L. Kriner,Eric Schickler
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  • Release Date : 2016-08-23
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Although congressional investigations have provided some of the most dramatic moments in American political history, they have often been dismissed as mere …

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Congress

Congress

  • Author : Andrew J. Taylor
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  • Release Date : 2018-04-24
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With record low approval ratings (the lowest poll results since 1974) Congress is a failing institution in the eyes of many Americans. Is public opinion co …

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Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era

Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era

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Conventional wisdom holds that the President enjoys the preponderance of foreign policy power, however Congress has influenced China policymaking more than …

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Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process

Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process

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"The book does an outstanding job in covering all the necessary details on congressional rules and procedures, most of which are not easy to understand. [. …

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