5 edition of The making of an American Senate found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-237) and index.
|Statement||Elaine K. Swift.|
|LC Classifications||JK1161 .S95 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 248 p. :|
|Number of Pages||248|
|LC Control Number||96020520|
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The Making of an American Senate uses this story to explain how Congress is at times capable of dramatic and enduring institutional change. To explain this upheaval that reshaped every major aspect of the Senate, the author introduces the concept of reconstitutive change, a theory based on the "garbage can" model of organization choice.
On June 1,Columbia University professor Lindsay Rogers published a book entitled The American Senate. His purpose was to defend the Senate tradition of virtually unlimited debate, except in times of dire national emergency.
Professor Rogers fundamentally disagreed with Vice President Dawes. "The American Senate should be required reading for anyone new to the chamber: interns, staffers, even senators.
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The Making of an American Senate uses this story to explain how Congress is at times capable of dramatic and enduring institutional change. To explain this upheaval that reshaped every major aspect of the Senate, the author introduces the concept of reconstitutive change, a theory based on the "garbage can" model of organization choice.5/5(1).
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