Handbook of Legislative Research

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Harvard University Press, 1985 - Political Science - 810 pages
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This Handbook offers an inventory of research on one of the central institutions of politics. That institution, commonly referred to as the 'legislature' in the United States and by various other names elsewhere, has been the focal point of study by scholars so attentive to each other's work that they constitute something of an informal academic community.
  

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Contents

Legislative Research
1
Legislative Recruitment and Legislative Careers
17
Legislative Elections and Electoral Responsiveness
57
Legislators and Constituents in
97
Party and Factions Within Legislatures
135
Committee Selection
191
Legislative Staffs
273
Standing Committees in Legislatures
395
LegislativeExecutive Relations
519
Legislative Committees Executive Agencies
573
Legislative Influence on Policy and Budgets
621
Formal Models of Legislative Processes
669
Historical Research on 19th Century Legislatures
701
The Functions of Legislatures in the Third World
733
Contributors
773
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Voting Behavior in Legislatures
471

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About the author (1985)

Gerhard Loewenberg is University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, and Director of its Comparative Legislative Research Center. He has authored or edited key works on comparative legislatures and legislative research and received the APSA s 2001 Frank J. Goodnow Award for Distinguished Service.

Malcolm E. Jewell is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of numerous books including "The Legislative Process in the United States", "Representation in State Legislatures, "and "Political Parties and Elections in American States".

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