Most widely held works by CQ Press
State rankings ( Serial )
in English and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
Congress and the nation ( Serial )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Crime state rankings ( Serial )
in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
World at risk : a global issues sourcebook ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
Articles offer introductory analysis and reference material on thirty key issues facing the world in such fields as economics, the environment, human development, law, politics, and security.
Guide to U.S. elections ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
In volume 1, part 1 examines the evolution of the US electoral system and includes material on the franchise and voting rights. It also explores the impact of major post-World War II political issues. Part 2 examines the evolution of campaign finance, traces the development of political parties, profiles major and minor parties, and discusses the historical significance of southern primaries. Part 3 features an overview and chronology of presidential elections along with information and data on presidential primaries, nominating conventions, popular and electoral voting and the Electoral College. In volume 2, part 4 opens with an overview of Congress, followed by a history of elections for the House of Representatives, and examination of reapportionment and redistricting, and detailed general election returns for House races since 1824. Part 4 also includes a history of service since 1789, Senate general election returns since 1913, and Senate primary election returns since 1920. Part 5 presents a history of gubernatorial elections, a list of governors and their terms of service since 1776, gubernatorial general election returns since 1776, and gubernatorial primary election returns since 1919. Volume 2 concludes with key reference materials, including primary sources documents and data tables, a selected bibliography, and six indexes for locating general or candidate-specific information. Revised and expanded by a team of expert writers and scholars, this renowned reference remains the definitive source for information US elections.
Congressional districts in the 2000s : a portrait of America ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Looks at the process of redistricting and redrawing the boundaries for each district in a state for congressional seats. Each of the 435 districts that comprise the full House is examined to show demographic composition, economic status, business operations, media, and more.
Directory of state court clerks & county courthouses ( Serial )
in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
City crime rankings : crime in metropolitan America ( Serial )
in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Education state rankings : PreK-12 education in the 50 United States ( Serial )
in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Political handbook of the Middle East 2006 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Federal-state court directory ( Serial )
in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Understanding constitutional issues : selections from The CQ researcher ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Understanding Constitutional Issues focuses on four key themes-governmental powers and structure, security, liberty, and equality-to help students and citizens develop a deeper understanding of the relation between current events and constitutional issues and principles. Integrating seventeen CQ Researcher reports, Understanding Constitutional Issues makes important connections clear, such as those between redistricting and governmental powers and structure; civil liberties and security; and privacy and liberty. The volume includes several of the reports that won the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award. An introductory essay sets the stage, ranging from the Constitutional Convention to contemporary events. Each of the four thematic sections begins with its own essay, weaving the related topics together as well as tying them into relevant concepts in the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Constitution and an index round out the volume.
State trends ( Serial )
in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Public interest group profiles ( Serial )
in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
National party conventions ( Serial )
in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Presidential elections : 1789-2008 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Product Description: This comprehensive resource explains with detail and clarity the evolution of presidential elections. Now updated to include comprehensive coverage of the 2008 contest between John McCain and Barack Obama, as well as vote totals for the states that held presidential primaries in 2008, this convenient volume explains the process through which the president is elected including the complexities of the Electoral College system. Readers will find information on who runs for president and how the process works from primaries to inauguration; the contests held for every presidential election from 1789 to 2008; the impact of the primary and caucus systems; popular and electoral votes for all presidents from 1789 to 2008; the role of the Electoral College and related political debates; and a biographical directory of U.S. presidential and vice-presidential candidates. Enhanced with data tables, maps, portraits of candidates, political cartoons, and other illustrations, this unique volume brings to life the history and processes behind presidential elections for a wide range of readers. Priced affordably with limited budgets in mind, this updated edition of Presidential Elections will become an essential part of public, academic, and high school library collections.
Political handbook of the Middle East 2008 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Global issues : selections from The CQ researcher ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
[This book] is a compilation of 16 recent reports from The CQ Researcher, a weekly policy brief that brings complicated issues into focus. The Researcher unpacks difficult concepts and provides balanced coverage of competing perspectives. Each article analyzes past, present and future political maneuvering, and challenges students with questions ... [This book] is a ... supplement for courses on world affairs, in political science, geography, economics and sociology. Interested citizens, journalists and business and government leaders will also turn to it to become better informed on key issues, actors and policy positions.-Pref.
Vital statistics on American politics, 2001-2002 by Harold W Stanley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Issues for debate in American public policy ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of sixteen articles reprinted from "The CQ Researcher," that provide facts and analysis of a wide range of public interest topics, arranged in seven general categories, including education, health care, and social policy, environment, civil liberties, business, and foreign policy.
Biography Chronology Cities and towns Civil rights Constitutional law County courts Courthouses Courts Courts--States Criminal statistics Directories Economic history Election districts Elections Electoral college Emigration and immigration Environmental policy Globalization Handbooks, manuals, etc. History International agencies International relations Journalism--Awards Journalism--Competitions Judges Law Legislation Lobbyists Middle East Periodicals Political conventions Political parties Political planning Political science Presidential candidates Presidents--Election Pressure groups Public interest--Societies, etc. Security, International Social history Social problems Sources Statistics U.S. states United States United States.--Congress United States.--Congress.--House Vice-Presidential candidates Voting registers World politics
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