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Patterson, Samuel C. 1931-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 238 publications in 1 language and 6,663 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: JF501, 328.73
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Most widely held works by Samuel C Patterson
The legislative process in the United States by Malcolm E Jewell( Book )

31 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of legislative research( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great theatre : the American Congress in the 1990s by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the theatre metaphor to characterize the actions of Congress and to help make the institution more understandable, congressional life and behavior are dissected and placed in the broader context of changes in Congress in the 1990s. The contributors evaluate the way members of Congress play to the media and the larger audience, the electorate; analyze leadership roles in a cast of 535 "leading players"; evaluate the committee systems as "little theatre"; and analyze relations among the various branches of government. Coeditors Herbert Weisberg and Samuel Patterson conclude the unique presentation by reminding us that in Congress, "the play's the thing."
Comparative legislative behavior: frontiers of research by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parliaments in the modern world : changing institutions( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparing legislatures by Gerhard Loewenberg( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A more perfect union : introduction to American Government by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representatives and represented : bases of public support for the American legislatures by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senates : bicameralism in the contemporary world( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American legislative behavior, a reader by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political leadership in democratic societies by Anthony Mughan( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizens, leaders, and legislators : perspectives on support for the American legislature by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labor lobbying and labor reform: the passage of the Landrum-Griffin act by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oklahoma goes wet: the repeal of prohibition by Robert Searles Walker( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Illinois lobbyist survey : March-April 1963 by Ronald D Hedlund( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midwest legislative politics( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in Undetermined and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward a theory of legislative behavior by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monetary reform for the world economy by Robert V Roosa( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staffing house committees by Samuel C Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illinois Lobbyists Study, 1964 by Samuel Patterson( )

2 editions published in 1984 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The data were collected by mail questionnaires sent in March and April 1964, to 398 persons who were registered as lobbyists in Illinois in 1963. Usable returns were obtained from 229 lobbyists. The data contain information on personal background and demographic variables, governmental experiences, motivation, lobbyists' perceptions of the legislative process and their role within it, and their policy stands on several state, national, and international questions from which a liberal-conservative index was constructed
 
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Handbook of legislative research
Alternative Names
Patterson, Samuel C.

Patterson, Samuel C. 1931-

Patterson, Samuel C. (Samuel Charles), 1931-

Patterson, Samuel Charles 1931-

Languages
English (181)

Covers
Great theatre : the American Congress in the 1990sSenates : bicameralism in the contemporary world