Committee Jurisdictions And Institutional Change In The U S House Of Representatives

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Committee Jurisdictions and Institutional Change in the U.S. House of Representatives
Language: en
Pages: 486
Authors: David C. King
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:

Books about Committee Jurisdictions and Institutional Change in the U.S. House of Representatives
Turf Wars
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: David C. King
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

For most bills in American legislatures, the issue of turf—or which committee has jurisdiction over a bill—can make all the difference. Turf governs the flow and fate of all legislation. In this innovative study, David C. King explains how jurisdictional areas for committees are created and changed in Congress. Political
Competing Principals
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Forrest Maltzman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

The book discusses the role of congressional committees in the legislative process
Common Ground
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: John Russell Baughman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Common Ground shows that while committees in the House of Representatives face overlapping and ambiguous jurisdictions on issues ranging from health care reform to homeland security, the problem of turf wars is overstated as panels are able to bargain and cooperate successfully matters of shared interest.
Committees in Congress
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Christopher J. Deering, Steven S. Smith
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: SAGE

Providing a comprehensive examination of the origins, development, and status of committees and committee systems in both the House and Senate, this edition carries on the book's tradition of comprehensive coverage, empirical richness, and theoretical relevance in its discussion of these essential and distinguishing features of our national legislature. While