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9781568022031

Congress Reconsidered

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  • ISBN13:

    9781568022031

  • ISBN10:

    1568022034

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-06-01
  • Publisher: Cq Pr

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Table of Contents

Tables, Figures, and Boxes
vii(4)
Contributors xi(4)
Preface xv
Part I Patterns and Dynamics of Congressional Change 1(80)
1. The U.S. Senate: Toward the Twenty-First Century
1(28)
Norman J. Ornstein
Robert L. Peabody
David W. Rohde
2. Revolution in the House: Testing the Limits of Party Government
29(32)
Lawrence C. Dodd
Bruce I. Oppenheimer
3. What the Public Dislikes About Congress
61(20)
John R. Hibbing
Elizabeth Theiss-Morse
Part II Elections and Constituencies 81(82)
4. Women and Blacks in Congress: 1870-1996
81(19)
Carol M. Swain
5. Money and Motives: Spending in House Elections
100(32)
Paul S. Herrnson
6. Voters, Candidates, and Issues in Congressional Elections
132(31)
Robert S. Erikson
Gerald C. Wright
Part III Committee and Subcommittee Politics 163(66)
7. Party Control of Committees in the Republican Congress
163(30)
Steven S. Smith
Eric D. Lawrence
8. Congressional Tsunami? The Politics of Committee Reform
193(19)
C. Lawrence Evans
Walter J. Oleszek
9. Institutional Change and Behaviorial Choice in House Committees
212(17)
Richard L. Hall
Gary J. McKissick
Part IV Congressional Leadership and Party Politics 229(64)
10. Party Leaders and the New Legislative Process
229(17)
Barbara Sinclair
11. Partisanship, Bipartisanship, and Crosspartisanship in Congress Since the New Deal
246(28)
Joseph Cooper
Garry Young
12. Congressional Caucuses in the 104th Congress
274(19)
Susan Webb Hammond
Part V Congress, the Executive, and Public Policy 293(78)
13. Assessing Congress's Role in the Making of Foreign Policy
293(32)
Eileen Burgin
14. Centralization, Devolution, and Turf Protection in the Congressional Budget Process
325(22)
James A. Thurber
15. The Contract with America: Origins and Assessments
347(24)
John B. Bader
Part VI Congress and Political Change 371(44)
16. Abdicating Congressional Power: The Paradox of Republican Control
371(19)
Bruce I. Oppenheimer
17. Congress and the Emerging Order: Conditional Party Government or Constructive Partisanship?
390(25)
Lawrence C. Dodd
Bruce I. Oppenheimer
Suggested Readings 415(14)
Index 429

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