The Resource Congress in context, John Haskell, Marian Currinder, and Sara A. Grove, (electronic resource/)

Congress in context, John Haskell, Marian Currinder, and Sara A. Grove, (electronic resource/)

Label
Congress in context
Title
Congress in context
Statement of responsibility
John Haskell, Marian Currinder, and Sara A. Grove
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A clear and student-friendly introduction to Congress that uses?Congress as board of directors as an overarching theme to explain Congresss roles and functions within the interdependent system of the US government
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
328.73
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1021
LC item number
.H38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Congress in context, John Haskell, Marian Currinder, and Sara A. Grove, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=679927
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Features; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART 1: THE NATURE AND ORIGINS OF CONGRESS; 1. Congress as the Board of Directors; FIve Examples of the Federal Government in Action; Congress as the Board of Directors; Congress in a Separated System; The Plan of the Book; 2. The Two Congresses: Lawmaking and Representation; Two Distinct Responsibilities; Conclusion: The Primacy of the Representative Role; 3. The House and Senate, Party Leadership and Committees; The Great Compromise and the Origins of a Bicameral Legislature
  • Todays House of Representatives: Leadership and CommitteesTodays Senate: Leadership and Committees; House and Senate Organization and the Pressures of the Legislative and Representative Roles; Conclusion: Constitutional Design and the Modern House and Senate; 4. Congressional Elections; The Electoral Connection; Running for Congress; The Geographical Context of Congressional Elections; The Incumbency Advantage; Financing the Campaign; The Stakes in Congressional Elections; Conclusion: The Board of Directors and the Continuous Campaign; PART 2: INSIDE CONGRESS
  • 5. Understanding the Legislative ProcessFirst Principles of the Legislative Process; Key Stages in the Legislative Process: The House; Key Stages in the Legislative Process: The Senate; Reconciling the Differences; Conclusion: The Legislative Process in Review; 6. Authorizing the Work of Government; The Authorizing Committees; Authorizing Legislation: Exerting Control Over Government Policy; Authorizing Direct Spending; Conclusion; 7. The Power of the Purse; Understanding the Federal Budget; The Presidents Budget: Kicking Off the Congressional Budget Process
  • Congress Responds: The Concurrent Budget ResolutionThe Appropriation Process; Conclusion: The Importance of the Power of the Purse; 8. Federal Budget Issues in the 21st Century; The Budget Process: Keeping the Government Running; The Major Issues Congress Faces: Deficits and Balancing the Budget; Conclusion; 9. The Oversight Power; The Central Purpose of Oversight: Protecting the Peoples Liberties; What Are the Limits to Congresss Oversight Power?; Bolstering Oversight through Statute; Why Oversight Happens; Conclusion; 10. Methods of Congressional Oversight
  • Congressional Oversight Committees and HearingsCongress Investigates: The Senate and the IRS; Other Methods for Getting Results through Oversight; Conclusion: The Politics of Congressional Oversight; PART 3: CONGRESS AND OTHERS; 11. Congress and the President: The Struggle over Directing Public Policy; The Relationship Between the Branches in the 20th Century: A History of Delegation; The Toolkits of Each Branch; Putting the Toolkits to Work: Two Case Studies; Congress and the President: Domestic Versus National Security Policy; Conclusion: Whos the Boss of the Federal Agencies?
  • 12. Congress and the Courts
Control code
ocn865329592
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CL0500000570
Label
Congress in context, John Haskell, Marian Currinder, and Sara A. Grove, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=679927
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Features; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART 1: THE NATURE AND ORIGINS OF CONGRESS; 1. Congress as the Board of Directors; FIve Examples of the Federal Government in Action; Congress as the Board of Directors; Congress in a Separated System; The Plan of the Book; 2. The Two Congresses: Lawmaking and Representation; Two Distinct Responsibilities; Conclusion: The Primacy of the Representative Role; 3. The House and Senate, Party Leadership and Committees; The Great Compromise and the Origins of a Bicameral Legislature
  • Todays House of Representatives: Leadership and CommitteesTodays Senate: Leadership and Committees; House and Senate Organization and the Pressures of the Legislative and Representative Roles; Conclusion: Constitutional Design and the Modern House and Senate; 4. Congressional Elections; The Electoral Connection; Running for Congress; The Geographical Context of Congressional Elections; The Incumbency Advantage; Financing the Campaign; The Stakes in Congressional Elections; Conclusion: The Board of Directors and the Continuous Campaign; PART 2: INSIDE CONGRESS
  • 5. Understanding the Legislative ProcessFirst Principles of the Legislative Process; Key Stages in the Legislative Process: The House; Key Stages in the Legislative Process: The Senate; Reconciling the Differences; Conclusion: The Legislative Process in Review; 6. Authorizing the Work of Government; The Authorizing Committees; Authorizing Legislation: Exerting Control Over Government Policy; Authorizing Direct Spending; Conclusion; 7. The Power of the Purse; Understanding the Federal Budget; The Presidents Budget: Kicking Off the Congressional Budget Process
  • Congress Responds: The Concurrent Budget ResolutionThe Appropriation Process; Conclusion: The Importance of the Power of the Purse; 8. Federal Budget Issues in the 21st Century; The Budget Process: Keeping the Government Running; The Major Issues Congress Faces: Deficits and Balancing the Budget; Conclusion; 9. The Oversight Power; The Central Purpose of Oversight: Protecting the Peoples Liberties; What Are the Limits to Congresss Oversight Power?; Bolstering Oversight through Statute; Why Oversight Happens; Conclusion; 10. Methods of Congressional Oversight
  • Congressional Oversight Committees and HearingsCongress Investigates: The Senate and the IRS; Other Methods for Getting Results through Oversight; Conclusion: The Politics of Congressional Oversight; PART 3: CONGRESS AND OTHERS; 11. Congress and the President: The Struggle over Directing Public Policy; The Relationship Between the Branches in the 20th Century: A History of Delegation; The Toolkits of Each Branch; Putting the Toolkits to Work: Two Case Studies; Congress and the President: Domestic Versus National Security Policy; Conclusion: Whos the Boss of the Federal Agencies?
  • 12. Congress and the Courts
Control code
ocn865329592
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CL0500000570

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