The Contemporary Congress by Burdett A. Loomis, Wendy (Brown University) Schiller
  

The Contemporary Congress

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The Contemporary Congress by Burdett A. Loomis, Wendy (Brown University) Schiller

This volume focuses on contemporary aspects of the American legislature, especially those related to the Republican ascendancy. Chapters discuss topics like decentralization, changes in the political environment, congressional elections, parties and leadership, relations with the president, the legi

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Burdett A. Loomis is a professor of political science at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. form the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1974, served as an American Political Science Congressional Fellow in 1975-1976, and has taught at the University of Kansas since 1979. He has written on a variety of topics, including Congress, interest groups, state legislatures, and public policy. In 1984, Loomis directed the Congressional Management Project, which produced the first of many editions of SETTING COURSE: A CONGRESSIONAL MANAGEMENT GUIDE. Aside from teaching courses on congressional politics, interest groups, and policy making, since 1983 Loomis has directed public internship programs in Washington and Topeka. He currently serves as Interim Director of the Robert J. Dole Institute for Public Service and Public Policy at the University of Kansas.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Burdett A. Loomis, Wendy (Brown University) Schiller
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Publisher

Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc an imprint of Cengage Learning, Inc

Publication date

12th October 2003

ISBN

9780534173302


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