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Author Farrier, Jasmine, 1970-

Title Congressional ambivalence : the political burdens of constitutional authority / Jasmine Farrier

Publ Info Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  JK1021 .F36 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  JK1021 .F36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Congress and the cycle of ambivalence -- Congressional delegation of power : efficient strategy or existential tragedy? -- To close or not to close, that is the question : BRAC, 1988-2005 -- A freer hand to promote free trade : fast track from Nixon to G.W. Bush -- Dramatic circumstances, dramatic ambivalence : Congress post-9/11 -- The rewards and risks of power loss for members and institutional balance
LC subject United States. Congress
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties
ISBN 9780813192628 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813192625 (hardcover : alk. paper)