The First Branch--Companion Readings
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This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the president, and Congress and the courts. It is designed to accompany the course text Congress: The First Branch, which introduces Congress as America’s most democratic institution. Based more on the history of the branch than on its modern applications, this volume is essential for students utilizing the main text and studying Congress at large.
Praise For Congress: The First Branch--Companion Readings…
"A unique combination of classic sources, historical analyses, modern empirical studies, as well as first-hand accounts of the contemporary Congress in action, this collection is comprehensive, authoritative, and eminently readable."—Douglas B. Harris, Loyola University Maryland
“A unique perspective of how Congress operates in the twenty-first century. Readers will be introduced to a wide range of perspectives on legislative politics in the U.S. Congress.”—Jamie Carson, University of Georgia
Yale University Press, 9780300220636, 272pp.
Publication Date: July 21, 2020