Congress : structure and policy / edited by Mathew D. McCubbins, Terry Sullivan.

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Other Authors: McCubbins, Mathew D. 1956-, Sullivan, Terry
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series:Political economy of institutions and decisions.
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Table of Contents:
  • The electoral connection and the Congress / David R. Mayhew
  • The case of the vanishing marginals : the bureaucracy did it / Morris P. Fiorina
  • Running scared : elections and congressional politics in the 1980s / Gary C. Jacobson
  • The institutionalization of the U.S. House of Representatives / Nelson W. Polsby
  • A rational choice perspective on congressional norms / Barry R. Weingast
  • Congressmen and committees : a comparative analysis / Richard F. Fenno, Jr.
  • Democratic committee assignments in the House of Representatives : strategic aspects of a social choice process / David W. Rohde and Kenneth A. Shepsle
  • Reforming the structure of the House appropriations process ; the effects of the 1885 and 1919-20 reforms on money decisions / David Brady and Mark A. Morgan.
  • The decline of party in the U.S. House of Representatives 1887-1968 / David Brady, Joseph Cooper, and Patricia A. Hurley
  • Joseph G. Cannon and Howard W. Smith : an essay on the limits of leadership in the House of Representatives / Charles O. Jones
  • Presidential leadership in Congress : securing commitments / Terry Sullivan
  • Votes, strategies, and institutions : an introduction to the theory of collective choice / Thomas Schwartz
  • Institutional arrangements and equilibrium in multidimensional voting models / Kenneth A. Shepsle
  • Sophisticated committees and structure-induced equilibria in Congress / Keith Krehbiel
  • A theory of congressional delegation / Matthew D. McCubbins and Talbot Page.
  • Congressional oversight overlooked : police patrols versus fire alarms / Mathew D. McCubbins and Thomas Schwartz
  • The structure of agency decision processes / John A. Ferejohn
  • The political foundations of regulatory policy / Roger Noll
  • Congressional influence over policy making : the case of the FTC / Randall L. Calvert, Mark J. Moran, and Barry R. Weingast
  • Legislators, bureaucrats, and locational decisions / R. Douglas Arnold.