Agenda Setting in the U.S. Senate by Chris Den Hartog,Nathan W. Monroe PDF

By Chris Den Hartog,Nathan W. Monroe

ISBN-10: 1107006465

ISBN-13: 9781107006461

Proposes a brand new conception of Senate schedule surroundings that reconciles a divide in literature among the traditional knowledge - during which get together energy is believed to be often undermined via Senate methods and norms and the plain partisan bias in Senate judgements famous in fresh empirical stories. Chris Den Hartog and Nathan W. Monroe's thought revolves round a 'costly attention' framework for brooding about time table environment, the place relocating proposals ahead in the course of the legislative procedure is obvious as requiring scarce assets. to set up that almost all celebration can pay reduce time table attention expenditures via a variety of procedural benefits, the booklet includes a variety of chapters analyzing partisan impression at a number of phases of the legislative approach, together with committee experiences, filibusters and cloture, ground scheduling and ground amendments. not just do the implications help the book's theoretical assumption and key hypotheses, yet they shed new gentle on nearly each significant step within the Senate's legislative process.

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