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Title Living legislation : durability, change, and the politics of American lawmaking / edited by Jeffery A. Jenkins and Eric M. Patashnik

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012


Call # KF384.A2 L585 2012
Phys. Description vi, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part One: Overview -- Living legislation and American politics / Jeffery A. Jenkins and Eric M. Patashnik -- Making the modern American legislative state / William J. Novak -- Part Two: Studying living legislation: coalitions, durability, and change -- Durability and change in the president's legislative policy agenda, 1799-2002 / Jeffrey E. Cohen and Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha -- Coalition structure and legislative innovation in American national government / Sean Gailmard and Jeffery A. Jenkins -- The lives and deaths of federal programs, 1971-2003 / Christopher R. Berry, Barry C. Burden, and William G. Howell -- Beyond legislative productivity: enactment conditions, subsequent conditions, and the shape and life of the law / Forrest Maltzman and Charles R. Shipan -- How unpopular policies become popular after adoption / Amihai Glazer -- Why some reforms last and others collapse: the Tax Reform Act of 1986 versus airline deregulation / Eric M. Patashnik -- Policy durability and agency design / David E. Lewis -- Judicial delimitation in the New Deal era / Stuart Chinn -- Part Three: Reflections -- Lawmaking as a cognitive enterprise / David R. Mayhew -- The politics of the policymaking state / Sidney M. Milkis
Subject Legislation -- United States
United States -- Politics and government
Alt Author Jenkins, Jeffery A
Patashnik, Eric M
ISBN 9780226396446 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226396444 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226396453 (paperback : alkaine paper)
0226396452 (paperback : alkaine paper)

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