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Politics and Policy in American Institutions


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Legislative Learning: The 104th Republican Freshmen in the House

Legislative Learning: The 104th Republican Freshmen in the House

1st Edition

Timothy J. Barnett
December 21, 2009

Legislative Learning breaks new theoretical and descriptive ground in examining the political perceptions, policy principles and power plays of the influential 104th Republican freshmen in the U.S. House. This even-handed book builds on the work of leading congressional scholars, and provides a...

Who Speaks for the Poor: National Interest Groups and Social Policy

Who Speaks for the Poor: National Interest Groups and Social Policy

1st Edition

Richard A. Jr Hays
December 17, 2009

This book addresses the central question of how the interests of the poor gain representation in the political process by examining the interest group system....

Environmental Policymaking in Congress: Issue Definitions in Wetlands, Great Lakes and Wildlife Policies

Environmental Policymaking in Congress: Issue Definitions in Wetlands, Great Lakes and Wildlife Policies

1st Edition

Kelly Tzoumis
December 17, 2009

Utilizing current natural resource policies, this work effectively shows how the wetlands fit a dominance model, the Great Lakes is a bounded model, and wildlife is labeled as a valence model. A must read for all interested in congressional policymaking, this book breaks new ground in our...

Politics in an Era of Divided Government: The Election of 1996 and its Aftermath

Politics in an Era of Divided Government: The Election of 1996 and its Aftermath

1st Edition

Harvey L. Schantz
December 17, 2009

This book describes, explains, and reflects upon the 1996 presidential and congressional elections, devoting equal coverage to three phases of the political process: the major party nominations, the general election, and the subsequent government organization. In doing so, this study links...

Presidents as Candidates: Inside the White House for the Presidential Campaign

Presidents as Candidates: Inside the White House for the Presidential Campaign

1st Edition

Kathryn D. Tenpas
May 23, 2003

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Reasonable Disagreement: Two U.S. Senators and the Choices They Make

Reasonable Disagreement: Two U.S. Senators and the Choices They Make

1st Edition

Karl A. Lamb
July 01, 1998

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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