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Author Taylor, Andrew J., 1966-

Title The floor in Congressional life / Andrew J. Taylor.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
 Law Library - First Floor  KF4937 .T39 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript x, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Legislative politics & policy making
Legislative politics & policy making.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-244) and index.
Contents Introduction : the House and Senate floors -- The floor and the legislative process : theoretical underpinnings -- Developing procedural character : a quantitative analytical history of House and Senate floor power and rights -- The restrictive House and natural Senate : the story of two floors -- The quality of floor proceedings I : concepts, measures, and data -- The quality of floor proceedings II : analysis -- Conclusion : a future for the floor.
Subject United States. Congress -- Rules and practice.
Legislation -- United States.
Parliamentary practice -- United States.
ISBN 9780472118090 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472118099 (cloth : alk. paper)