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Turning the legislative thumbscrew

minority rights and procedural change in legislative politics

by Douglas Dion

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress -- Rules and practice.,
    • Parliamentary practice -- United States.,
    • Legislative bodies -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-288) and index.

      StatementDouglas Dion.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4937 .D56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 291 p. ;
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL676565M
      ISBN 100472108204
      LC Control Number97022819

      Turning the Legislative Thumbscrew: Minority Rights and Procedural Change in Legislative Politics. University of Michigan Press. Fenno, Richard F. Jr. Author: Keith Krehbiel. Book Review: " Sarah A. Binder’s “Minority Rights, Majority Rule,” Douglas Dion’s “Turning the Legislative Thumbscrew: Minority Rights and Procedural Change in Legislative Politics,” Keith Krehbiel’s “Pivotal Politics: A Theory of U.S. Lawmakers” and Susan Webb Hammond’s “Congressional Caucuses in National Policy Making.”.

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