Divided We Govern by David R. Mayhew
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Divided We Govern
By David R. Mayhew

Divided We Govern

Party Control, Lawmaking, and Investigations, 1946-2002 2nd Revised edition

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Divided We Govern by David R. Mayhew

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In this prize-winning book, a renowned political scientist debunks the commonly held myth that the American national government functions effectively only when one political party controls the presidency and Congress. For this new edition, David R. Mayhew has provided a new Preface, a new appendix, and a new concluding chapter that brings the historical narrative up to date.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300102888
ISBN-10: 0300102887
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 3-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Parties and Policies by David R. Mayhew Parties and Policies, Paperback (October 2008)

Investigates political parties, politicians, elections, and policymaking to discover why public policy emerges in the shape that it does. This book probes beneath the parties to the essentials of the US constitutional system and the impulses and idiosyncrasies of history.

Congress by David R. Mayhew Congress, Paperback (January 2005)

In this second edition, David R. Mayhew argues that the principal motivation of legislators is re-election and that the pursuit of this goal affects the way they behave and the way that they make public policy.

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Author Biography - David R. Mayhew

David R. Mayhew, Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, is the author of many books, including Electoral Realignments and America's Congress, available in paperback from Yale University Press.

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