The American Congress

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Alongside clear explanations of congressional rules and the law-making process there are examples from contemporary events and debates that highlight Congress as a group of politicians as well as a law-making body. These recent developments are presented within the context of congressional political history.

Informed by the authors' capitol hill experience and scholarship, and budget developments, rules, the new edition reflects changes resulting from the November 2014 elections and such developments as a a new majority party in the Senate, committees, leaders, b new campaign spending numbers and election outcomes, and c recent political science literature that provides new perspectives on the institution.

The American Congress #ad - Cambridge University Press. The 9th edition of this respected textbook provides a fresh perspective and a crisp introduction to congressional politics. The text emphasizes the importance of a strong legislature and has discussion questions and further reading.

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Congress: The First Branch

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Yale University Press #ad - Congress, from seasoned political historians and teachers In this accessible overview of the United States Congress’s past and present, Ginsberg and Hill introduce students to the country’s most democratic institution. An introduction to the U. S. Congress: the first branch offers a fresh approach to the First Branch grounded in a historical, positive frame.

. This text surveys congressional elections, Congress and the President, the legislative process, the internal structure of Congress, and Congress and the courts.

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Congress Reconsidered

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CQ Press #ad - For almost four decades, the editors of Congress Reconsidered, Lawrence C. Cq press. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer have delivered the best contemporary work from leading congressional scholars in a form that is both analytical and accessible. Simply put, this bestselling volume remains on the cutting edge of scholarship, identifying patterns of change in Congress and placing those patterns in context.

Some of the most noted names in congressional studies address topics from broad dynamics affecting the institution, inter-branch relations, parties and internal organization, elections and constituencies, and policymaking. The tradition continues in this Eleventh Edition as contributing authors focus on the many ways Congress has changed over time and examine the conditions that foster these developments.

Congress Reconsidered #ad - This new edition also ends with a capstone chapter on the milestone 2016 elections.

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The Politics of Congressional Elections

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers #ad - Gary jacobson’s classic text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to congressional elections and the electoral process. Pairing historical data analysis and original research with fundamental concepts of representation and responsibility, The Politics of Congressional Elections presents students with the tools to evaluate representative government, as well as their own role in the electoral process.

New coauthor, Professor Jamie L. Cq press. Based on the latest data from the national election study, and the Federal Election Commission, the Ninth Edition has been brought completely up to date, the Cooperative Congressional Elections Study, including coverage and analysis of the 2012 and 2014 elections.

The Politics of Congressional Elections #ad - Carson of the university of georgia, brings to bear new insights into the changing roles of voters, political parties, Congress, and the media. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc.

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The American Congress Reader

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Cambridge University Press #ad - By the same authors who drew upon capitol hill experience and nationally recognized scholarship to present a crisp introduction and analysis of Congress's inner mechanics, voting, leadership, the Reader compiles the best relevant scholarship on party and committee systems, and floor activity to broaden and illuminate the key features of the text.

The American Congress Reader #ad - . The american congress Reader provides a supplement to the popular and newly updated American Congress undergraduate textbook. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc. Cq press. Used book in Good Condition.

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Redistricting: The Most Political Activity in America

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers #ad - Chapters 2 through 5 cover the major factors that guide the adjustment of district lines to reflect population shifts. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Cq press. The book concludes with a preview of the post-2010 redistricting. Used book in Good Condition. These chapters examine requirements for population equality, fair treatment of minorities, other elements such as compactness and respect for political boundaries and partisan considerations.

This book prepares readers for the redistricting of congressional, state legislative, and local collegial bodies. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc.

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Slingshot: The Defeat of Eric Cantor

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CQ Press #ad - They also show how local "rules of the game" ―particularly voter mobilization in this case―affect elections, and they explore the continuing impact of the Tea Party and its role in the factionalism of current Southern politics. This is a book that needed to be written. Incumbents don′t lose. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc.

So how did nationally prominent house majority leader eric cantor lose a primary battle to college professor David Brat, an unknown political rookie? In Slingshot: The Defeat of Eric Cantor, authors Lauren Cohen Bell, David Elliot Meyer and Ronald Keith Gaddie take advantage of exceptional behind-the-scenes access to the Brat campaign to explain the challenger’s victory.

Slingshot: The Defeat of Eric Cantor #ad - By extracting the lessons from Cantor’s defeat, Slingshot helps to inform our more general understanding of campaigns & elections. Professor kirby goidel, Texas A&M University Cq press. Used book in Good Condition. Eric cantor’s defeat was not only shocking but it runs against everything we teach in our election courses.

They examine the essential need for elected officials to maintain strong support in their home districts and just how Cantor’s focus on climbing the party ranks in Washington contributed to his loss. Cq press. Rowman Littlefield Publishers.

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Introducing Comparative Politics: Concepts and Cases in Context

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CQ Press #ad - Serving as touchstones, the cases are set in chapters where they make the most sense topically―not separated from theory or in a separate volume―and vividly illustrate issues in cross-national context. Content on states and markets, and development has all been consolidated into a new Part III of the book, political economy, globalization, focusing in a sustained way on economic issues.

The book’s organization allows instructors flexibility and gives students a more accurate sense of comparative study. The chapter on states and identity has been substantially revised to better introduce students to the concept of identity and how countries handle identity-based demands. In this edition, a brand new chapter on Contentious Politics covers ethnic fragmentation, civil war, revolutions, social movements, and political violence.

Organized thematically around important questions in comparative politics, Introducing Comparative Politics, Fourth Edition by Stephen Orvis and Carol Ann Drogus integrates a set of extended case studies of 11 core countries into the narrative. Cq press. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc. Rowman Littlefield Publishers.

Introducing Comparative Politics: Concepts and Cases in Context #ad - Case studies include nationalism in Germany; ethnicity in Nigeria; religion in India; race in the US; gender in Iran; and sexual orientation in Brazil. New case studies on this topic include the occupy and Tea Party movements in the US; Zapatista rebellion in Mexico; Boko Haram in Nigeria; and; and revolutions in China and Iran.

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The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America

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Crown #ad - Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Like the west wing for congress, the hill to die on tells an unforgettable story of politics and power, or Shattered meets This Town, where the stakes going forward are nothing less than the future of America and the lives of millions of ordinary Americans. Praise for the hill to die on“sherman and palmer go deep inside the halls of Congress to document the deal making, backstabbing, power struggles and political knife fights that have roiled the nation’s capital during President Donald Trump’s first two years in office.

Taking readers into secret strategy calls and closed-door meetings from the House to the White House, Politico Playbook writers Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer trace the gamesmanship and the impulsiveness, the dealmaking and the backstabbing, in a blow-by-blow account of the power struggle that roiled Congress.

The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump's America #ad - Used book in Good Condition. With these lawmakers, sherman and Palmer get inside their heads and capture what they’re thinking in real time. The washington Post Cq press. Anything but boring. Usa today, “5 books not to miss” “the hill to die On painstakingly chronicles the return to divided government and the restoration of an institutional check on a mercurial chief executive.

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Congress: The Electoral Connection

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Yale University Press #ad - Cq press. Cq press. Mayhew argues that the principal motivation of legislators is reelection and that the pursuit of this goal affects the way they behave and the way that they make public policy. Used book in Good Condition. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc. Great product! In a new foreword for this edition, R. Rowman Littlefield Publishers.

Congress: The Electoral Connection #ad - The book also contains a new preface by the author. In this second edition to a book that has now achieved canonical status, David R. Douglas arnold discusses why the book revolutionized the study of Congress and how it has stood the test of time.

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Political Science Research Methods

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CQ Press #ad - A solutions manual with answers to the workbook is available to adopters. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Cq press. Understand the "how" and the "why" behind research in political science. Great product! This helpful supplement breaks each aspect of the research process into manageable parts and features new exercises and updated data sets.

Used book in Good Condition. Step by step,  political science Research Methods walks students through the logic of research design, carefully explaining how researchers choose which method to employ. The eighth edition of this trusted resource offers a greater emphasis on the ways in which particular methods are used by undergraduates, expanded coverage of the role of the Internet in research and analysis, and more international examples.

Political Science Research Methods #ad - Practice makes perfect. In the new fourth edition of the accompanying workbook,  Working with Political Science Research Methods, students are given the perfect opportunity to practice each of the methods presented in the core text. Cq press. Cq press. Rowman Littlefield Pub Inc.

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