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Committees in Congress

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Published by CQ Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress -- Committees.,
    • United States. Congress -- Reform.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementChristopher J. Deering and Steven S. Smith.
      ContributionsSmith, Steven S., 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1029 .S64 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657727M
      ISBN 100871878186
      LC Control Number97002898

      “Lewallen provides fresh insight into one of the most important changes happening inside of the modern Congress—that of the evolving role played by congressional committees. Showing that committee activity has shifted, rather than declined, the findings of this book will surprise many, and challenge the conventional wisdom.”. H The Capitol Washington, D.C. Phone: () Fax: () “I think Congress and Its Members is a near-perfect example of what a textbook is supposed to be. It provides a clear foundation of factual knowledge for students, along with an accessible summary of the current state of scholarly knowledge in the field, and well-chosen examples from today’s headlines to better enable students to understand the implications of what they have .


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