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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 25.00
A tale of one of our most august institutions. This book argues that among other things, from the 50's to the 90's, Congress evolved. This evolutionary process led to the House's liberalization and later to its transformation into an arena of sharp partisanship, visible among both Democrats and Republicans. more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 39.00
A portrait of how the 1990s round of redistricting treated the racial and linguistic minorities that had been given special protections by the Voting Rights Act of 1965, primarily African-Americans, but also Native Americans, Asian-Americans, and those of Spanish heritage. Throughout the volume, the primary focus is on the practical politics of redistricting... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 49.00
This is a revision and update of Gertzog's successful 1984 study of women in the United States Congress. Now, 10 years later, the congressional roster is far different: Women have made major in-roads in numbers and prominence in the House of Representatives. Based upon interviews with 45 members of the 103rd Congress, this study examines the rise in... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.50
Since the Second World War, congressional parties have been characterized as declining in strength and influence. Research has generally attributed this decline to policy conflicts within parties, to growing electoral independence of members, and to the impact of the congressional reforms of the 1970s. Yet the 1980s witnessed a strong resurgence of... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 67.85
Congressional Roll Call provides an objective, authoritative, member-by-member survey and analysisof every roll call vote taken in the House and Senate during 2010,with the best summaries of bills available anywhere. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 91.00
Year after year, Congressional Roll Call remains the definitive reference source of congressional voting information. Its objective and authoritative approach presents a member-by-member survey and analysis of every roll call vote taken in the House and Senate during 2011. Critics from across the political spectrum agree that Congressional Roll Call... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 42.95
In the light of recent federal court cases, this book provides a detailed analysis of the historical exclusion of blacks from the American political process and the legal battles that emerged with the newly-created white districts. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 19.95
"Details the legal and political history of redistricting since the inception of one person-one vote, documenting its impact on competition, polarization, and partisan fairness, and analyzes options for reform"--Provided by publisher. more...