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Congress Reconsidered 12ed (Instructors Resources)

by Lawrence C. Dodd, Bruce I. Oppenheimer and Larry Evans CQ Press
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Chapter 1: Intro Chap. On U.S. Senate - Larry Evans, Wendy Schiller
Chapter 2: The House Chapter (Title TBD) - John Aldrich, David Rohde
Chapter 3: Voters, Candidates and Issues - Robert Erikson, Gerald Wright
Chapter 4: Partisanship, Money and Competition - Gary Jacobson
Chapter 5: Women and Candidate Emergence - Danielle Thomsen
Chapter 6: Black/Latino Coalition Building in Congress - Rodney Hero, Robert Preuhs
Chapter 7: The Dynamics of Party Government - Steven Smith, Gerald Gamm
Chapter 8: Intra party factions in Congress - Ruth Rubin
Chapter 9: Polarization and Gridlock - Sarah Binder
Chapter 10: Filibustering and Parties in the Modern Senate, revised - Gregory Koger
Chapter 11: Congress and policy making - Frances Lee
Chapter 12: Legislative Styles and the policy process - Tracy Sulkin
Chapter 13: The budget and appropriations process - Molly Reynolds
Chapter 14: Congress and civil rights - Jeffery Jenkins, Justin Peck
Chapter 15: Legislative Effectiveness, emphasizing the Senate - Craig Volden, Alan Wiseman
Chapter 16: Congressional investigations and oversight - Eric Schickler
Chapter 17: Congress, the president, and the separation of powers - Nolan McCarty

Lawrence C. Dodd holds the Manning J. Dauer Eminent Scholar Chair in Political Science at the University of Florida. His books include Coalitions in Parliamentary Government (1976), Congress and the Administrative State (coauthored with Richard Schott, 1979), The Dynamics of American Politics (coedited with Cal Jillson, 1994), Learning Democracy (coauthored with Leslie E. Anderson, 2005), and Thinking About Congress (2012). His articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Polity, Journal of Democracy, and elsewhere. Dodd has served as a congressional fellow, Hoover national fellow, and Woodrow Wilson Center fellow; president of the Southern and Southwestern Political Science Associations; and chair of the APSA's Legislative Studies Section.

Bruce I. Oppenheimer is professor of political science at Vanderbilt University and director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. He has been a Brookings fellow in Governmental Studies (1970GÇô1971) and an APSA congressional fellow (1974GÇô1975). He is author of Oil and the Congressional Process: The Limits of Symbolic Politics (1974). His book Sizing Up the Senate: The Unequal Consequences of Equal Representation (1999), cowritten with Frances Lee, was awarded the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation's D. B. Hardeman Prize for the best book on Congress. He is also the editor of U.S. Senate Exceptionalism (2002) and the author of numerous articles. His recent research focuses on Congress and energy policy and on variation in competition in open-seat House primaries.