Handbook of Legislative Research

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Harvard University Press, 1985 - Political Science - 810 pages
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The Handbook of Legislative Research, a comprehensive summary of the results of research on nineteenth and twentieth-century legislatures, is itself a landmark in the evolution of legislative studies. Gathered here are surveys by leading scholars in the field, each providing inventory of an important subfield, an extensive bibliography, and a systematic assessment of what has been accomplished and what directions future research must take.
 

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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 professor emeritus of political science at the University of Iowa. He is also the director of the Comparative Legislative Research Center at the University of Iowa. In addition he is the author or editor of numerous books including Parliament in the German Political System and Legislatures: Comparative Perspectives on Representative Assemblies.

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