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Congress and Its Members

Congress and Its Members - 12th edition

Congress and Its Members - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780872899674

ISBN10: 0872899675

Congress and Its Members by Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek and Frances E. Lee - ISBN 9780872899674
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Congressional Quarterly
Published: 2010
International: No
Congress and Its Members by Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek and Frances E. Lee - ISBN 9780872899674

ISBN13: 9780872899674

ISBN10: 0872899675

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 10

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Summary

Davidson, Oleszek, and Lee's focus on Congress as both a legislative institution and as a group of reelection-minded politicians has proven to be an extraordinarily effective and accessible way for thousands of students to understand the institution and the law-making process. A proven classic, the twelfth edition of Congress and Its Members features careful revising, new scholarship, and crucial updating.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 The two Congresses 2
2 Evolution of the modern Congress 12
3 Going for it : recruitment and candidacy 38
4 Making it : the electoral game 80
5 Being there : hill styles and home styles 116
6 Leaders and parties in Congress 148
7 Committees : workshops of Congress 192
8 Congressional rules and procedures 236
9 Deliberation in Congress 272
10 Congress and the president 304
11 Congress and the bureaucracy 334
12 Congress and the courts 362
13 Congress and organized interests 394
14 Congress, budgets, and domestic policy making 420
15 Congress and national security policies 450
16 The two Congresses and the American people 476
App. A Party control : presidency, senate, house, 1901-2007
App. B Internships : getting experience on Capitol Hill

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