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- Bernan Press 2008; US$ 64.99
This invaluable reference contains maps and tables that depict the boundaries and geographic relationships of the 110th congressional districts. The maps are presented on the national and state level, and they detail the districts of the 110th Congress, as well as the nonvoting delegate districts, including the District of Columbia. The state-based... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. Here, in the first systematic study of these organizations, Dara Z. Strolovitch explores the challenges and opportunities they face in the new millennium, as waning... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 51.00
No matter how you voted in the 2010 election, both Democrats and Republicans can agree that there is one indispensable guide to people, politics, and power in Washington. The Almanac of American Politics is the gold standard—the book everyone involved, invested, or interested in American politics must have on their reference shelf. As in... more...
- Bernan Press 2008; US$ 249.99
The Almanac of the Unelected is the leading source for information about Congressional staff: the essential individuals who help elected officials establish political positions on issues, craft legislation, and put policies in place. This new edition features in-depth profiles of more than 600 senior Congressional committee staff members. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 42.00
The American Congress provides the most insightful, up-to-date treatment of congressional politics available in an undergraduate text. Informed by the authors' Capitol Hill experience and nationally-recognized scholarship, the book presents a crisp introduction to all major features of Congress: its party and committee systems, leadership, and voting... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
The United States Senate has fallen on hard times. Once known as the greatest deliberative body in the world, it now has a reputation as a partisan, dysfunctional chamber. What happened to the house that forged American history's great compromises? In this groundbreaking work, a distinguished journalist and an eminent historian provide an insider's... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 56.00
Relying on extensive candid interviews from members of Congress and staff on defense authorization committees and senior Army general officers, Scroggs provides a strong insider analysis with recommendations. He examines the impact of culture on the varying abilities of public agencies, specifically the Army, to pursue its organizational interests... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 35.00
A generation ago, scholars saw interest groups as the single most important element in the American political system. Today, political scientists are more likely to see groups as a marginal influence compared to institutions such as Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary. Frank Baumgartner and Beth Leech show that scholars have veered from one... more...