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Legislative Leviathan Party Government in the House by Gary W. Cox

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Committees,
  • Congress,
  • Congress.,
  • House,
  • Leadership,
  • Political parties,
  • United States,
  • United States.

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7767587M
ISBN 100521872332
ISBN 109780521872331

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  The second edition of Legislative Leviathan provides an incisive new look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives in the post-World War II era. Re-evaluating the role of parties and committees, Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins view parties in the House - especially majority parties - as a species of 'legislative cartel'. These cartels seize the power, . Gary W. Cox is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. In addition to numerous articles in the areas of legislative and electoral politics, he is author of The Efficient Secret (winner of the Samuel H. Beer dissertation prize in ); co-author of Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House (winner of the Richard F. Fenno Price: $ The second edition of Legislative Leviathan provides an incisive new look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives in the post-World War II era. Re-evaluating the role of parties and committees, Gary W. Cox and Mathew D. McCubbins view parties in the House - especially majority parties - as a species of 'legislative cartel'. Legislative Leviathan | This book provides an incisive new look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives in the post-World War II era. Reevaluating the role of parties and committees, Gary Cox and Mathew McCubbins view parties in the House-especially majority parties-as a species of "legislative cartel." These cartels usurp the power, theoretically resident in the .

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