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Party, process, and political change in Congress. v. 2 : further new perspectives on the history of Congress / edited by David W. Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins.

Publication:
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Series:
Social science history
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 505 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
Contents:
American political geography / David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins
External influences on Congress
Progressive Era
What did the direct primary do to party loyalty in Congress? / Stephen Ansolabehere, Shigeo Hirano, and James M. Snyder Jr.
The effects of presidential elections on party control of the Senate under indirect and direct elections / Erik J. Engstrom and Samuel Kernell
The dynamics of Senate voting: ideological shirking and the 17th Amendment / William Bernhard and Brian R. Sala
The electoral connection: career building and constituency representation in the U.S. Senate in the age of indirect elections / Wendy J. Schiller
The first "Southern strategy": the Republican Party and contested-election cases in the late 19th-century house / Jeffery A. Jenkins
Postwar period
Explaining the ideological polarization of the congressional parties since the 1970s / Gary C. Jacobson
One D is not enough: measuring conditional party government, 1887-2002 / John H. Aldrich, David W. Rohde, and Michael W. Tofias
Who parties? Floor voting, district ideology, and electoral margins / Brandice Canes-Wrone, Julia Rabinovich, and Craig Volden
Internal changes in Congress
19th-century development of Congress
Architect or tactician? Henry Clay and the institutional development of the U.S. House of Representatives / Charles Stewart III
Committee composition in the absence of a strong speaker / Chris Den Hartog and Craig Goodman
Roll-call behavior and career advancement: analyzing committee assignments from Reconstruction to the New Deal / Craig Goodman and Timothy P. Nokken
The evolution of agenda-setting institutions in Congress: path dependency in House and Senate institutional development / Jason M. Roberts and Steven S. Smith
Progressive Era
Filibuster reform in the Senate, 1913-1917 / Gregory Koger
Cloture reform reconsidered / Gregory J. Wawro and Eric Schickler
Candidates, parties, and the politics of U.S. House elections across time / Jamie L. Carson and Jason M. Roberts
Speaker David Henderson and the partisan era of the U.S. House / Charles J. Finocchiaro and David W. Rohde
Postwar period
The motion to recommit in the House: the creation, evisceration, and restoration of a minority right / Donald R. Wolfensberger
The motion to recommit in the U.S. House of Representatives / Gary W. Cox, Chris Den Hartog, and Mathew D. McCubbins
The motion to recommit: more than an amendment? / D. Roderick Kiewiet and Kevin Roust
An evolving end game: partisan collusion in conference committees, 1953-2003 / Robert Parks Van Houweling
Postbellum trends
Bicameral resolution in Congress, 1863-2002 / Elizabeth Rybicki
The electoral disconnection: roll-call behavior in lame-duck sessions of the House of Representatives, 1879-1933 / Timothy P. Nokken
Policy
Measuring significant legislation, 1877-1948 / Joshua D. Clinton and John S. Lapinksi
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850: an instrumental interpretation / Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Barry R. Weingast
Power rejected: Congress and bankruptcy in the early republic / Erik Berglöf and Howard Rosenthal
Afterword / David Brady and Mathew D. McCubbins.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-493) and index.
Contributor:
Brady, David W.
McCubbins, Mathew D. (Mathew Daniel), 1956-
ISBN:
9780804755900 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804755906 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804755917 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804755914 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
82367897
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