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Political Dynamics and Senate Representation

Wendy J. Schiller and Charles Stewart III

in Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163161
eISBN:
9781400852680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163161.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the links between the indirect electoral mechanism and patterns of representational behavior that appear to differ markedly from that exhibited by U.S. senators today. ... More


Legislative Style

William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226510149
eISBN:
9780226510316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Once elected, members of Congress face difficult decisions about how to allocate their time and effort. On which issues should they focus? What is the right balance between working in one’s district ... More


Patterns and trends in European legislation and delegation

Adrienne Héritier, Catherine Moury, Carina Bischoff, and Carl-Fredrik Bergström

in Changing Rules of Delegation: A Contest for Power in Comitology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653621
eISBN:
9780191751349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653621.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines patterns and trends in the legislative output of the EEC/EU in the period 1970-2006. The analysis shows distinct differences in the use legal instruments (regulations and ... More


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