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The great broadening : how the vast expansion of the policy-making agenda transformed American politics / Bryan D. Jones, Sean M. Theriault, Michelle C. Whyman.

Author/Creator:
Jones, Bryan D. author.
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019. , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Legislative oversight -- United States.
Public administration -- United States.
Legislative power -- United States.
Legislative oversight.
Legislative power.
Politics and government.
Public administration.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States.
Contents:
The great broadening
The internal dynamics of the great broadening
Crossing the legitimacy barrier
Arcs and plateaus
Dynamics of the great broadening
Causes of the great broadening
Causes of the great broadening: conventional explanations
Causes of the great broadening: the role of social movements
Feedback politics
Consequences of the great broadening
Transformation of us law: broadening and then thickening
The administrative state and its legislative oversight
Polarization in Congress: a macro-level analysis
Appendix: Granger causality
Microstory of polarization in Congress
The interest-group system
Politics of conservative reaction
Extreme events, feedback policy-making, and American politics.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-303)and index.
Contributor:
Theriault, Sean M., 1972- author.
Whyman, Michelle, author.
ISBN:
9780226625805
022662580X
9780226625942
022662594X
9780226626130
OCLC:
1051682869
Publisher Number:
99981798244
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