How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

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From the end of the New Deal until quite recently, the U.S. House of Representatives was dominated by a conservative coalition that thwarted the Democratic majority and prevented the enactment of measures proposed by a succession of liberal Presidents. Today Presidents aren't necessarily liberal and the House of Representatives is not necessarily the graveyard of presidential proposals. What happened? Congress evolved. It all began with airconditioning. In this entertaining tale of one of our most august institutions, ...

How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195182965

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How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195161953

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