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House and Foreign Policy

Irony of Congressional Reform

By (author) Charles W. Whalen
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, United States
Published: 30th Jun 1982
Dimensions: w 140mm h 220mm
ISBN-10: 0807815152
ISBN-13: 9780807815151
Barcode No: 9780807815151
In this timely study, a former member of Congress charges that the recent procedural reforms in the legislative process have been an important element in what he sees as the failure of the House of Representatives to meet its responsibilities in the area of foreign policy. Those reforms have made Congress more responsive to the public but, paradoxically, less able to govern effectively. Whalen recommends several procedural changes that might possibly remedy the problem.Originally published in 1982.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

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