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Analyzing Congress (New Institutionalism in American Politics)

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Publisher Comments:

In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose Analyzing Congressfor your course.

Book News Annotation:

In this undergraduate text, Stewart (political science, MIT) introduces the fundamental concepts of rational choice theory and includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Topics include the constitutional origins of Congress, its history and development, elections and voting, political parties, the committee system, and deliberation.
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Synopsis:

The first undergraduate Congress text written from a rational-choice perspective, provides students with the basic analytical tools for understanding congressional politics.

Synopsis:

In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose Analyzing Congress for your course.

Synopsis:

In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose for your course.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-432) and index.

About the Author

Charles Stewart III is Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of Budget Reform Politics: The Design of the Appropriations Process in the House, 1865-1921 (Cambridge University Press) and numerous journal articles about Congress, elections, and voting technology. Professor Stewart has been recognized by MIT as one of a select body of McVicar fellows "who have profoundly influenced MIT students through their sustained and significant contributions to teaching and curriculum development."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393976267
Author:
Stewart, Charles, III
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Stewart III, Charles
Author:
Charles Stewart III
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Congress
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Government - Legislative Branch
Subject:
Politics-United States Politics
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
The new institutionalism in American politics
Series Volume:
108-409
Publication Date:
20010320
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.3 x 1 in 1.475 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » General
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Product details 464 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393976267 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The first undergraduate Congress text written from a rational-choice perspective, provides students with the basic analytical tools for understanding congressional politics.
"Synopsis" by , In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose Analyzing Congress for your course.
"Synopsis" by , In addition to introducing the fundamental concepts of rational-choice theory, the text includes many empirical examples drawn from classic scholarship on Congress. Several chapters conclude with exercises that encourage students to apply the analytical tools they learn. Make the rational choice. Choose for your course.
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