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Loomis, Burdett A. 1945-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 193 publications in 2 languages and 10,884 library holdings
Genres: History  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
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Most widely held works by Burdett A Loomis
Interest group politics by Allan J Cigler( Book )

62 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of interest groups and how they influence the policy- making process
Esteemed colleagues : civility and deliberation in the U.S. Senate( )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Esteemed Colleagues: Civility and Deliberation in the U.S. Senate, leading congressional scholars address the extent to which civility has declined in the Senate and how that decline has affected the national political system. Contributors analyze the relationships between senators, shaped by increased levels of both individualism and partisanship. They also examine how these trends have driven the deliberation of issues before the chamber, including their impact on the Clinton impeachment process."--Jacket
The contemporary Congress by Burdett A Loomis( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does Congress function? Why are there so many hindrances to policymaking? What are the alternatives to the decentralized nature of this institution? The Contemporary Congress draws on extensive contemporary research to provide a basic understanding of the United States Congress. In the wake of the 1994 elections, Loomis examines the decentralized Congress of the last forty years and the possibilities for the new Congress to produce coherent, programmatic policies
Choosing a president : the electoral college and beyond( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In light of the Election 2000 controversy, this important new book challenges us to evaluate the fairness of the U.S. electoral college system and to consider six legitimate alternatives to it. A team of thirty-seven top U.S. political experts tackle the fundamental questions that go to the heart of the current debate. How would reform of the Electoral College affect our federal system of government, national government institutions, and party system? What effect would reform have on the conduct of campaign organizations during elections, media coverage of campaigns, citizen participation, and distribution of power?
The U.S. Senate : from deliberation to dysfunction by Burdett A Loomis( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an avalanche of scholarship on the House, it can be tough to balance out coverage in a typical Congress course with appropriate readings on the ""slow institution."" Offering top-notch research geared to an undergraduate audience, Loomis' new edited volume represents a broad picture of the contemporary Senate and how it came to be. While addressing issues of delay, obstruction, and polarization in a variety of ways, the scholars in this collection are not proposing a reform agenda, but instead, explore the historical and political contexts for how difficult it can be to change a non-ma
The new American politician : ambition, entrepreneurship, and the changing face of political life by Burdett A Loomis( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to interest groups and lobbying in the United States( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a thematic analysis of interest groups and lobbying in American politics and over the course of American political history. Explores how interest groups have organized and articulated their support for numerous issues, and have they grown to become an integral part of the U.S. political system
American politics : classic and contemporary readings by Allan J Cigler( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic and contemporary readings include: The founding fathers: A reform caucus in action / John P. Roche -- The Federalist, No. 51 / James Madison -- The Federalist, No. 39 / James Madison -- McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) -- Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) -- Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) -- Brown v. Board of Education (1954; 1955) -- In defense of preference / Nathan Glazer -- The Federalist, No. 78 / Alexander Hamilton -- Bad news, bad governance / Thomas E. Patterson -- The "new" media and politics: What does the future hold? / Doris A. Graber -- Marbury v. Madison (1803) -- Regulation: The new pork barrel / Pietro S. Nivola
Time, politics, and policies : a legislative year by Burdett A Loomis( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of money : how political interests get what they want by Darrell M West( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting course : a congressional management guide( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los grupos de presión( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary Congress by Burdett A Loomis( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book includes] the most recent information on the 108th Congress, elected in November 2002. [The authors] remain committed to providing an introduction to the U.S. Congress that integrates academic studies, both classic and recent, with the actual politics of Capitol Hill.-Pref
American politics : classic and contemporary readings by Allan J Cigler( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text] offers a broad selection of classic and current documents, as well as analytical essays on current political issues.-Back cover
Robert J. Dole : driven to perform, destined to motivate by Burdett A Loomis( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resources into results? Congressional campaigns in marginal districts by Burdett A Loomis( )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the Yellow Brick Road : sesquicentennial visions of Kansas and the Great Plains in film( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policy speculation and the Congress : an issue-based approach by Burdett A Loomis( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interest group politics( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[This book offers a] compendium of current research on organized iterests, groups, and lobbying. The chapters provide students with great case studies and bring abstract theories to life.-Back cover
Qualified Exceptionalism : the US Congress in Comparative Perspective by John E Owens( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Esteemed colleagues : civility and deliberation in the U.S. Senate
Alternative Names
Loomis, Burdett 1945-

Languages
English (183)

Spanish (2)

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Esteemed colleagues : civility and deliberation in the U.S. SenateThe contemporary CongressChoosing a president : the electoral college and beyondGuide to interest groups and lobbying in the United StatesAmerican politics : classic and contemporary readingsThe sound of money : how political interests get what they want