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  • The Presidencyby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Since April 30, 1789, when George Washington stepped onto the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, 43 men have assumed the title of President of the US. This book examines how these men have put their own stamp on the executive branch, and discusses how it has evolved as a reflection of their personalities and their visions for the country. more...

  • Turf Warsby David C. King

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 31.00

    For most bills in American legislatures, the issue of turf?or which committee has jurisdiction over a bill?can make all the difference. Turf governs the flow and fate of all legislation. In this innovative study, David C. King explains how jurisdictional areas for committees are created and changed in Congress. Political scientists have long maintained... more...

  • Public Interest Group Profiles 2006-2007by CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2006; US$ 270.25

    Now in its twelfth edition, Public Interest Group Profiles places the information you need about America’s most influential public advocacy groups at your fingertips. Rather than searching through dozens of documents, databases, or Web sites, you can turn to one trusted and authoritative source for vital information such as: assessments of group... more...

  • Lobbying in America: A Reference Handbookby Ronald Hrebenar; Bryson Morgan

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    Lobbying in America: A Reference Handbook offers readers an insightful survey of interest group politics in the United States?the strategies, techniques, and impact both positive and negative. Written by one of the nation's premier scholars on the subject, it reveals the inner workings of the lobbying process like no other volume before it. ... more...

  • Why Not Parties?by Nathan W. Monroe; Jason M. Roberts; David W. Rohde

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Recent research on the U.S. House of Representatives largely focuses on the effects of partisanship, but the strikingly less frequent studies of the Senate still tend to treat parties as secondary considerations in a chamber that gives its members far more individual leverage than congressmen have. In response to the recent increase in senatorial... more...

  • The New York Times on the Presidencyby Meena Bose

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 102.35

    An exciting and affordable new volume offering a unique perspective on the Oval Office  more...

  • Guide to the Presidencyby Michael Nelson

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2007; US$ 425.50

    Guide to the Presidency is the leading reference source on the persons who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the presidency itself. Readers turn to this guide for its vast array of factual information about the institution and the presidents, as well as for its analytical chapters that explain the structure and operations of the... more...

  • Guide to Congressby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2007; US$ 419.75

    The newest edition of this venerable institutional guide covers all aspects of Congress and includes timely updates on: more...

  • Congress A to Zby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 102.35

    There is no other volume that so clearly and concisely explains every key aspect of the national legislature. This classic, easy-to-use reference is thoroughly updated with new entries covering the dramatic congressional events of recent years. Each of the more than 250 entries, arranged in encyclopedic A-to-Z format, provides accessible insight into... more...

  • How Congress Worksby CQ Press

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 54.05

    In simple, clear language, the new edition of this classic CQ reference presents basic explanations of the procedures and rules that govern the Senate and the House. Highlighted sidebars further detail the impact of congressional action with interesting narrative examples from history, along with charts and tables that provide a complete overview of... more...