Party and Procedure in the United States Congress
List price: $27.95
Buy it from $20.50
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: Understanding how Congressional political parties utilize floor procedure to advance a legislative agenda is fundamental to understanding how Congress operates. This book offers students and researchers an in-depth understanding of the procedural tools available to congressional leaders and committee chairs and how those tools are implemented in the House of Representatives, the Senate, and during negotiations between the chambers. Divided into four sections (Leadership, House of Representatives, Senate, and Legislative Reconciliation between the Chambers), the contributors present relevant examples of procedure throughout the legislative process.While other volumes provide the party or the procedural perspective, this book combines these two features to create a robust analysis on the role that party can play in making procedural decisions. Additionally, the contributors provide an opportunity to take a holistic look at Congress and understand the changing dynamics of congressional power and its implementation over time. A concluding chapter, Legislative Sausage-Making: Health Care Reform in the 111th Congress, summarizes the book’s major themes through an examination of this highly controversial legislative battle.
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2012
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Congressional Leadership: A Resource Perspective|
|House of Representatives|
|Toppling the King of the Hill: Understanding Innovation in House Practice|
|The Appropriations Process and Limitation Amendments: A Case Study on Party Politics and the House Floor|
|Minority Party Strategies and the Evolution of the Motion to Recommit in the U.S. House|
|Let's Vote: The Rise and Impact of Roll Call Votes in the Age of Electronic Voting|
|The Caucus Process as a Catalyst for Democracy|
|The Death of Deliberation: Party and Procedure in the Modern United States Senate|
|Beyond Motions to Table: Exploring the Procedural Toolkit of the Majority Party in the United States Senate|
|Defense Authorization: The Senate's Last Best Hope|
|Filibustering and Partisanship in the Modern Senate|
|Legislative Reconciliation between the Chambers|
|Ping Pong and Other Congressional Pursuits: Party Leaders and Post-Passage Procedural Choice|
|Legislative Sausage-Making: Health Care Reform in the 111th Congress|
|About the Contributors|