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Legislative Style

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ISBN-10: 022651028X

ISBN-13: 9780226510286

Edition: 2018

Authors: William Bernhard, Tracy Sulkin

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Once elected, members of Congress face difficult decisions about how to allocate their time and effort. On which issues should they focus? What is the right balance between working in one's district and on Capitol Hill? How much should they engage with the media to cultivate a national reputation? William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin argue that these decisions and others define a "legislative style" that aligns with a legislator's ambitions, experiences, and personal inclinations, as well as any significant electoral and institutional constraints. Bernhard and Sulkin have developed a systematic approach for looking at legislative style through a variety of criteria, including the number of…    
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/18/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Tracy Sulkin is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Issue Politics in Congress, which won the American Political Science Association's Fenno Prize for the best book in legislative studies. Her work has appeared in leading journals such as the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics and Legislative Studies Quarterly.