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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The election of a president is an important event in American politics. While the concept is the same, the process of electing presidents has changed considerably: the rise of television and the Internet has greatly increased the information available to voters. This work reveals what it takes to run for president, and how candidates are chosen. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 Americas 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...