Congress reconsidered / edited by Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer.

2nd ed.
Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly Press, c1981.
x, 442 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


Politics and public policy series. [More in this series]
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 425-431.
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  • Electoral upheaval and congressional change : A prologue to the1980s / Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer
  • Part I. Patterns and dynamics of congressional change
  • The contemporary Senate : into the 1980s / Norman J. Ornstein, Robert L. Peabody, David W. Rohde
  • The House in transition : change and consolidation / Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer
  • Congressional dynamics and the decline of competitive congressional elections / Albert D. Cover and David R. Mayhew
  • The congressional career in the 1970s / Joseph Cooper and William West
  • Two avenues of change : House and Senate committee reorganization / Roger H. Davidson
  • Part II. Congressional processes and institutions
  • House party leadership in the 1970s / Robert L. Peabody
  • Congressional committees in the policy process / David E. Price
  • Coalition politics in the House of Representatives / David W. Brady and Charles S. Bullock, III --
  • Congressional caucuses and the politics of representation / Burdett A. Loomis
  • Agenda and alignment change : the House of Representatives, 1925-1978 / Barbara Sinclair
  • The politics of the congressional budget process re-examined / John W. Ellwood and James A. Thurber
  • Part III. Congress, the executive, and public policy
  • Congress and the new obstructionism : developing an energy program / Bruce I. Oppenheimer
  • Executive-congressional conflict in foreign policy : explaining it; coping with it / I.M. Destler
  • Congressional oversight : structures and incentives / Morris S. Ogul
  • Congressional control of the bureaucracy : a mismatch of incentives and capabilities / Morris P. Fiorina
  • Part IV. Congress in the 1980s
  • Congress, the President, and the crisis of competence in government / James L. Sundquist
  • An approach to the limits and possibilities of Congress / Philip Brenner
  • Congress, the Constitution, and the crisis of legitimation / Lawrence C. Dodd. United States.
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