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The United States Congress

The United States Congress

Ross English

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The role of the Congress is essential to any study of American government and politics. It would be impossible to gain a complete understanding of the American system of government without an ... More

Unsettled AmericansMetropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

John Mollenkopf and Manuel Pastor (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book represents one of the first systematic comparative studies of immigrant incorporation at the metropolitan level. It considers immigrant reception in seven different metro areas, and the ... More

The Unsustainable American State

The Unsustainable American State

Lawrence Jacobs and Desmond King (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The complexity of the American economy and polity has grown at an explosive rate in our era of globalization. Yet as the 2008 financial crisis revealed, the evolution of the American state has not ... More

Us Against ThemEthnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Donald R. Kinder and Cindy D. Kam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Ethnocentrism—our tendency to partition the human world into in-groups and out-groups—pervades societies around the world. Surprisingly, though, few scholars have explored its role in political life. ... More

Using Technology, Building DemocracyDigital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides an account of the emergence of campaign practices in the 2010 midterms that reflect what it means to be a citizen in a digital era. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, interviews ... More

Vietnam’s Second FrontDomestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Andrew L. Johns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations—such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering—are often ... More

Voting TogetherIntergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Voting Together: Intergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Carolyn Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804782234
eISBN:
9781503600430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the political experience of the Hmong Americans immigrants, who first came to the United States as refugees of Vietnam War. In growing numbers, candidates of Hmong American ... More

War PowersThe Politics of Constitutional Authority

War Powers: The Politics of Constitutional Authority

Mariah Zeisberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157221
eISBN:
9781400846771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have ... More

The Wartime PresidentExecutive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Wartime President evaluates the ways in which major U.S. wars reshape our domestic politics generally, and relations between the president and Congress in particular. While paying homage to rich ... More

Watchdogs on the HillThe Decline of Congressional Oversight of U.S. Foreign Relations

Watchdogs on the Hill: The Decline of Congressional Oversight of U.S. Foreign Relations

Linda L. Fowler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151618
eISBN:
9781400866465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151618.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

An essential responsibility of the U.S. Congress is holding the president accountable for the conduct of foreign policy. This book evaluates how the legislature's most visible and important watchdogs ... More

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