Description - Legislative Learning by Timothy J. Barnett
Legislative Learning breaks new theoretical and descriptive ground in examining the political perceptions, policy principles and power plays of the influential 104th Republican freshmen in the U.S. House. This even-handed book builds on the work of leading congressional scholars, and provides a detailed evaluation of coalition politics, freshmen style. Barnett shows how political environments can produce legislators who place a premium on their policy-making goals through a nuanced exploration of factors undergirding member perceptions, policy ambitions, class cohesion, and legislative learning.
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(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Timothy J. Barnett
Timothy J. Barnett is assistant professor of political science and public administration at Jacksonville State University. He is a former president of the Alabama Political Science Association.