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The politics of Congress

David J. Vogler

The politics of Congress

by David J. Vogler

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid J. Vogler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1061 .V63 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 325 p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3504099M
    ISBN 100205079792
    LC Control Number82024499
    OCLC/WorldCa9153964

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His field of interest is American national politics, with a subfield focus on Congress and congressional elections. He is the author of Money in Congressional Elections; The Politics of Congressional Elections ; and The Electoral Origins of Divided Government ; and co-author of Strategy and Choice in Congressional Elections, American Parties in Decline, and The Logic of American : Paperback.

The politics of Congress book The book will appeal to political scientists who seek an understanding of how Congress works and to all interested in how governments and politicians make use of scientific advice." -- Sanford Lakoff, University of California at San Diego "This is the most insightful and persuasive account of the way experts interact with by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The politics of Congress by David J. Vogler,Allyn and Bacon edition, in English - Author: David J Vogler. Congress and the Politics of Problem Solving shows how a simple premise - voters are willing to hold lawmakers accountable for their collective problem-solving abilities - can produce novel insights into legislative organization, behavior, and : E.

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He shows how the resurgence of congressional activism marks a return to the pattern that was once the norm in American politics/5.

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Nowhere in the U.S. government is the marriage between expertise and politics more normatively troublesome and empirically obscure than in Congress. The legislature is asked to be both expert and representative, to act on the best available information and judgment about policy problems while being responsive to, and reflective of, constituents' demands.

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Defense Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy, or even a general class on public policy. The length makes it a suitable supplementary text and the level of writing is appropriate for undergraduates.