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Information and American Democracy: Technology in the Evolution of Political ...

Bruce Bimber - History - 2003 - 268 pages
This book assesses the consequences of new information technologies for American democracy in a way that is theoretical and also historically grounded. The author argues that ...
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Campaigning Online: The Internet in U.S. Elections

Bruce Bimber, Richard Davis - Social Science - 2003 - 240 pages
After a self-assured John F. Kennedy bested a visibly shaky Richard Nixon in their famous 1960 debates, political television, it was said, would henceforth determine elections ...
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Collective Action in Organizations: Interaction and Engagement in an Era of ...

Bruce Bimber, Andrew Flanagin, Cynthia Stohl - Business & Economics - 2012 - 224 pages
"This book explores how people participate in public life through organizations. The authors examine The American Legion, AARP, and MoveOn, and show surprising similarities ...
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Congress’s Own Think Tank: Learning from the Legacy of the Office of ...

P. Blair - Business & Economics - 2013 - 128 pages
Congress' Own Think Tank recaps the OTA experience?it's creation, operation, and circumstances of its closure? and that of organizations attempting to fill the gap since OTA's ...
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Science and Technology Advice for Congress

M. Granger Morgan, Jon M. Peha - Technology & Engineering - 2016 - 228 pages
The elimination of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) in 1995 came during a storm of budget cutting and partisan conflict. Operationally, it left Congress without an ...
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Workways of Governance: Monitoring Our Government's Health

Roger H. Davidson - Political Science - 2004 - 177 pages
The war on terrorism has raised profound questions of domestic governance—not primarily about power or policy, but about the capacities of government agencies, their personnel ...
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Congressional Oversight

Martin O. James - Political Science - 2002 - 141 pages
Throughout history congress has engaged in oversight of the executive branch -- the review, monitoring and supervision of the implementation of public policy. The first several ...
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Congress and National Energy Policy

James Everett Katz - Political Science - 1984 - 287 pages
James Katz evaluates the implications to the American political system of Congress's struggle over the formulation of a national energy policy during the last decade. He makes ...
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Discharging Congress: Government by Commission

Colton C. Campbell - Political Science - 2002 - 188 pages
Advisory commissions have become a crucial part of the American legislative way of life, yet the relevant literature is both sparse and unsatisfying. Campbell not only supplies ...
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