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Congress, its contemporary role.

Ernest Stacey Griffith

Congress, its contemporary role.

by Ernest Stacey Griffith

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStokes Foundation. James Stokes lectureship on politics, James Stokes lectureship on politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1061 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 193 p.
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17760794M

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Griffith. New York: New York University Press. $ Dr. Griffith draws upon his long experience with Congress from the vantage point of Director of the Legislative Reference Service to portray the functioning of the Congress in modern complex society.

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Incorporating the crucial updates and new research you expect, the thirteenth edition of Congress and Its Members remains a trusted resource for introducing students to the legislative branch. As thousands of undergraduates have learned, focusing on Congress as not only a legislative body, but also as a group of reelection-minded politicians, is an extraordinarily effective way to understand.

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