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Author Ethridge, Marcus E

Title The case for gridlock : democracy, organized power, and the legal foundations of American government / Marcus E. Ethridge

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2010]
 PC  JK1118 .E87X 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK1118 .E87X 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.197-212) and index
Contents Progressivism, organized interests, and the politics of gridlock -- The constitutional principle and institutional design -- Incomplete conquest : progressivism and the legal foundations of the administrative state through the 1960s -- The collapse of progressive institutional design -- Constitutionalism resurgent : the end of liberalism?
LC subject Pressure groups -- United States
Lobbying -- United States
Progressivism (United States politics)
Constitutional history -- United States
Administrative agencies -- United States
ISBN 9780739142370 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739142372 (cloth : alk. paper)