Congressional reform: problems and prospects, edited by Joseph S. Clark.


New York, Crowell [1965] .

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Subjects Legislative bodies -- Reform.
United States. Congress -- Reform.
United States. Congress.
Description x, 364 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-364).
Contents 1. Hard questions: Non-rule in America / David T. Bazelon -- Has Congress a future? / Walter Dean Burnham -- The case for Congress / James A. Burnham -- 2. Congress and the grand old parties: The loss of role / Douglass Cater -- The structure of coalition politics / James MacGregor Burns -- Democratic Party leadership in the Senate / Ralph K. Huitt -- 3. The rules of the game: Fabian arts of the floor / Robert Bendiner -- The influence of the House Rules Committee on legislation in the 87th Congress / Walter Kravitz -- In defense of the House Rules Committee / Howard W. Smith -- Proposed reforms: party responsibility versus legislative independence / James A. Robinson -- The filibuster debate: Barrier against steamrollers / Lindsay Rogers ; "The public business must go forward!" / Jacob K. Javits -- 4. Congress and the grand old men: The seniority system in Congress / George Goodwin, Jr. -- Committee assignments in the House of Representatives / Nicholas A. Masters -- The kernel of the power / William S. White -- 5. Congress: environment or heredity?: The House Appropriations Committee as a political system: the problem of integration / Richard F. Fenno, Jr. -- Congressional investigations: the legislator and his environment / Edward A. Shils -- An "ombudsman" for America / Henry S. Reuss -- 6. Wheels and deals: Senators and lobbyists / Donald R. Matthews -- Money: the problem of being returned / Charles L. Clapp -- Coda: Making Congress work / Joseph S. Clark.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)499938
(OCoLC)ocm00499938
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WorldCat Identities Clark, Joseph S.,
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