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The floor in Congressional life / Andrew J. Taylor.

Author/Creator:
Taylor, Andrew J., 1966-
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
Series:
Legislative politics & policy making
Format/Description:
Book
x, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- Rules and practice.
Legislation -- United States.
Parliamentary practice -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction: the House and Senate floors
The floor and the legislative process: theoretical underpinnings
Developing procedural character: a quantitative analytical history of House and Senate floor power and rights
The restrictive House and natural Senate: the story of two floors
The quality of floor proceedings I: concepts, measures, and data
The quality of floor proceedings II: analysis
Conclusion: a future for the floor.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780472118090 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472118099 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472028184 (e-book)
0472028189 (e-book)
OCLC:
751922165
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