Legislative Branch

ISBN-10: 0195309162

ISBN-13: 9780195309164

Edition: 2005

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Description: The checks and balances provided by the three branches of federal government are essential to nurturing and maintaining American democracy. With the guidance of coeditors Paul J. Quirk and Sarah A. Binder, this collection of essays examines the role of the Legislature in American democracy and the dynamic between the other branches of government, and discusses possible measures for reform. The volume addresses questions such as: How does Congress serve the values of democracy and American constitutional principles? Which conceptions of those values does it implement, and which does it overlook or fail to realize? What are Congress's strengths and weaknesses in performing the tasks of democratic governance? What reforms, if any, are necessary to ensure the health and success of Congress as an institution of democracy in the future?

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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORSJaroslav Pelikan: GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Legislative Branch as an Institutionof American Constitutional DemocracyPaul J. Quirk and Sarah A. Binder: INTRODUCTION: Congress and American Democracy: Institutions and PerformanceSECTION I: IDEALS AND DEVELOPMENT1. Charles Stewart III: Congress and the Constitutional System2. Eric Shickler: Institutional Development of Congress3. David R. Mayhew: Actions in the Public SquareSECTION II: ELECTIONS AND REPRESENTATION4. Gary C. Jacobson: Modern Campaigns and Representation5. Sarah A. Binder: Elections, Parties, and Governance6. David T. Canon: Representing Racial and Ethnic MinoritiesSECTION III: STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES7. David W. Rohde: Committees and Policy Formulation8. Barbara Sinclair: Parties and Leadership in the House9. Steven S. Smith: Parties and Leadership in the SenateSECTION IV: POLICY AND PERFORMANCE10. Frances E. Lee: Interests, Constituencies, and Policy Making11. Paul J. Quirk: Deliberation and Decision Making12. Christopher J. Deering: Foreign Affairs and War13. Eric Patashnik: Budgets and Fiscal Policy14. Forrest Maltzman: Advice and Consent: Cooperation and Conflict in theAppointment of Federal Judges15. Charles R. Shipan: Congress and the BureaucracySECTION V: ASSESSMENTS AND PROSPECTS16. John R. Hibbing: Images of Congress17. C. Lawrence Evans: Politics of Congressional Reform18. Paul J. Quirk and Sarah Binder: Congress and American Democracy: AssessingInstitutional PerformanceAPPENDIXINDEX
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