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Hardcover. In the modern Congress, one of the highest hurdles for major bills or nominations is gaining the sixty votes necessary to shut off a filibuster in the Senate. But this wasn't always the case. This title shows that filibustering is a game with slippery rules in which legislators who think fast and try hard can triumph over superior numbers. Series: Chicago Studies in American Politics. Num Pages: 272 pages, 51 line drawings, 14 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226449647
ISBN
9780226449647
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.68
€ 76.87

Paperback. In the modern Congress, one of the highest hurdles for major bills or nominations is gaining the sixty votes necessary to shut off a filibuster in the Senate. But this wasn't always the case. This title shows that filibustering is a game with slippery rules in which legislators who think fast and try hard can triumph over superior numbers. Series: Chicago Studies in American Politics. Num Pages: 272 pages, 51 line drawings, 14 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226449654
ISBN
9780226449654
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 28.96

Paperback. The congressional agenda includes many issues about which liberals and conservatives generally agree. Even over these matters, though, Democratic and Republican senators tend to fight with each other. This book argues that many partisan battles are rooted in competition for power rather than disagreement over the rightful role of government. Num Pages: 256 pages, 29 line drawings, 24 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPF; JPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226470764
ISBN
9780226470764
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 28.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 316 pages, xii, 304 p. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPQB; LNCH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226473536
ISBN
9780226473536
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 27.32

Paperback. Studies a century of budget data from states and cities to provide a picture of how direct democracy is changing government policies. This book argues against the belief that initiatives empower wealthy special interest groups that neglect the majority view. It demonstrates how initiatives led to significant tax and expenditure cuts. Series: American Politics & Political Economy S. Num Pages: 206 pages, 15 halftones. BIC Classification: JPHV; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 11. Weight in Grams: 296.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
206
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226510828
ISBN
9780226510828
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 25.46

Hardcover. The Obama administration has been criticized for its inability to convey how much it has accomplished for ordinary citizens. This title argues that this difficulty is not merely a failure of communication; rather it is endemic to the formidable presence of the 'submerged state.' Series: Chicago Studies in American Politics. Num Pages: 176 pages, 19 line drawings, 4 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JKS; JPHV; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226521640
ISBN
9780226521640
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 107.73
€ 88.64

Paperback. The Obama administration has been criticized for its inability to convey how much it has accomplished for ordinary citizens. This title argues that this difficulty is not merely a failure of communication; rather it is endemic to the formidable presence of the 'submerged state.' Series: Chicago Studies in American Politics. Num Pages: 176 pages, 19 line drawings, 4 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JKS; JPHV; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226521657
ISBN
9780226521657
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 17.17

Paperback. An account of the relationship between American policy and public opinion during the Gulf crisis. Comparisons are made to other wars such as those in Panama, Vietnam, Korea and the Falklands, as well as to World War II. The book features 300 tables charting public opinion through the Gulf crisis. Series: American Politics & Political Economy S. Num Pages: 398 pages, 7 maps, 288 tables. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 1FBXK; HBJF1; JPQB; JPVK; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 154 x 28. Weight in Grams: 618.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226545653
ISBN
9780226545653
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 40.28

Paperback. This work seeks to offer an alternative to traditional interest-based interpretations of US foreign policy. It argues that the Wilsonian outlook, far from being a crusading, idealistic doctrine, was reactive, practical, and grounded in fear. Num Pages: 330 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLW; JPQB; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
330
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226581361
ISBN
9780226581361
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 25.44

Paperback. This text provides an overview of 20th-century United States foreign policy, from the Roosevelt and Taft administrations through the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson. The development of the global strategy from early in the century through to the Vietnam war is also examined. Num Pages: 436 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBG; HBLW; JPQB; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 24. Weight in Grams: 594.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
436
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226586519
ISBN
9780226586519
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 40.28

Paperback. Can governments do anything right? This work argues that federal, state, and local governments can and should do a great deal. It analyzes government programmes that affect Americans' food, housing, health care, education, jobs and wages, incomes and taxes. Series: American Politics & Political Economy S. Num Pages: 410 pages, 2 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFFA; JKS; JPA; JPQB; JPRB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 147 x 24. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
410
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226644820
ISBN
9780226644820
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 28.22

Paperback. Exploring how government works and how voters and their elected representatives make decisions, this text responds to the media's negative portrayal of the cynical political atmosphere in America, suggesting that elected officials actually do tend to vote according to their constituents' interests. Num Pages: 364 pages, 14 line drawings, 60 tables. BIC Classification: JPH; JPQB; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
364
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226654171
ISBN
9780226654171
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 32.65

Paperback. Exploring the effects of military defeat and Nazi occupation on French articulations of gender in wartime France, this text uses such sources as governmental archives and propaganda to explore the ways in which Vichy politicians used gendered images to maintain political and social order. Series: Women in Culture and Society Series. Num Pages: 304 pages, 19 halftones. BIC Classification: HBJD; HBWQ; JFFK; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
First Printing
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226673509
ISBN
9780226673509
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 33.57

Paperback. Examines literary evidence and government and scientific documents to uncover the history of changing attitudes towards wetlands in the American Midwest. This text charts the changes brought about in scientific research agendas, government policies, and farmers' strategies for managing their land. Series: University of Chicago Geography Research Papers S. Num Pages: 410 pages, 35 maps, 30 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPQB; KCN; RBG; RNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
410
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226682839
ISBN
9780226682839
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 40.28

Paperback. The basic shape of American federal policy in housing as in many other areas, was determined during the New Deal - but not without conflict among movements and intellectuals advocating alternatives. One of these was "modern housing" - proposals for a radical rethinking of homes and neighbourhoods. Series: Historical Studies of Urban America. Num Pages: 284 pages, 24 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBLW; JKSB; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226702230
ISBN
9780226702230
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 32.89

Hardcover. Provides a theoretical foundation for empirical analysis on the connection between the quality of government and important economic, political, and social outcomes. Focusing on the effects of government policies, this book argues that unpredictable actions constitute a severe impediment to economic growth and development. Num Pages: 280 pages, 14 halftones, 2 line drawings, 14 tables. BIC Classification: JPQ; JPZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226729565
ISBN
9780226729565
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.53
€ 81.48

Paperback. Reveals that adulthood no longer begins when adolescence ends. This volume considers the nature and consequences of changes in early adulthood by drawing upon a wide variety of historical and contemporary data from the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. Editor(s): Settersten, Richard; Furstenberg, Frank; Rumbaut, Ruben G. Series: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development. Num Pages: 504 pages, 56 figures, 84 tables. BIC Classification: JMH; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 163 x 33. Weight in Grams: 800.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226748900
ISBN
9780226748900
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 33.79

Paperback. Drawing on their experience as government insiders, the authors of this book show how economic policy is shaped at the highest levels of government. They reveal the interconnections between economic, social and international policy, covering such issues as the advocacy system. Num Pages: 252 pages, 28 halftones, 4 line drawings, 2 tables. BIC Classification: JFF; JKS; JPA; JPQB; JPS; KCB; KCP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 14. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
252
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226755991
ISBN
9780226755991
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 28.22

Paperback. This work explains why and how more than 100,000 US citizens demonstrated their protests against the Reagan administration's policy of sponsoring wars in Nicaragua and El Salvador. The book concentrates on the peace movements of Witness for Peace, Sanctuary and the Pledge of Resistance. Num Pages: 484 pages, 12 halftones, 1 map, 21 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KLC; GTJ; JPQ; JPS; JPWF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 155 x 27. Weight in Grams: 680.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
484
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226763361
ISBN
9780226763361
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 31.01

Hardback. Lays out the underlying logic of contemporary poverty governance in the United States. This book argues that poverty governance - how social welfare policy choices get made, how authority gets exercised, and how collective pursuits get organized - has been transformed in the United States by two significant developments. Series: Chicago Studies in American Politics. Num Pages: 384 pages, 45 line drawings, 1 map, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFFA; JKS; JPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226768762
ISBN
9780226768762
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 94.85
€ 77.79

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