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Brady, David W.

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Red and blue nation? : characteristics and causes of America's polarized politics( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considers the extent to which polarized views among political leaders and activists are reflected in the population at large. Pays particular attention to factors such as the increased influence of religion and the changing nature of the media and offers thoughtful analyses of the underlying problems"--Provided by publisher
Continuity and change in House elections by David W Brady( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two decades, extending from the early 1970s to the early 1990s, elections to the U.S. House of Representatives were highly predictable. These essays examine contemporary elections to the US House of Representatives
Critical elections and congressional policy making by David W Brady( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As early as 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville found the House of Representatives 'remarkable for its vulgarity and its poverty of talent'. In 1925, House Speaker Nicholas Longworth said, 'we [the House] were unpopular when Lincoln was a Congressman. We were unpopular even when John Quincy Adams was a Congressman. We were unpopular even when Henry Clay was a Congressman. We have always been unpopular'. One of the major causes of the House's unpopularity throughout the years has been its inability to legislate broad public policies. Yet for all the criticism directed at the House, we know that at certain critical points it has legislated major, long-lasting public policy changes. This book examines the House during three such periods of policy innovations: the Civil War, the 1890's, and the New Deal. How and under what conditions does the House - noted for obstructionism - create majorities capable of governing? The author asserts that critical elections create conditions in the House that enable the majority party to legislate significant policy changes. House elections are normally determined by local factors, but certain elections are dominated by national, cross-cutting issues. The results of these critical elections vary from a change in the majority party to the replacement of both the majority and minority by new parties. The Civil War realignment replaced the Whigs with a new party - the Republicans. In the 1890's realignment the Democratic Party adopted the policy positions of a third party - the Populists. The New Deal realignment saw the Democrats replace the Republicans as the majority power. For each of these critical periods the author uses statistical analysis to examine the way electoral results affected the composition of the congressional parties, the structure of committees, the strength of the party system, and policy decisions. In the final chapter, the author speculates on conditions for policy change outside critical election periods.--Publisher description
Party, process, and political change in Congress : new perspectives on the history of Congress( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolving gridlock : politics and policy from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush by David W Brady( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fully revised edition, political scientists David W. Brady and Craig Volden demonstrate that government gridlock is not a product of divided government, party politics, or any of the usual scapegoats. It is, instead, an instrumental part of American government - built into our institutions and sustained by leaders acting rationally not only to achieve set goals but to thwart foolish inadvertencies. Looking at key legislative issues from the divided government under Ronald Reagan, through Clinton's Democratic government, to complete unified Republican control under George W. Bush, the authors clearly and carefully analyze important crux points in lawmaking: the swing votes, the veto, the filibuster, and the rise of tough budget politics. They show that when it comes to government gridlock, it doesn't matter who's in the White House or who's in control of Congress. Political gridlock is as American as apple pie, and its results may ultimately be as sweet in ensuring stability and democracy."--Jacket
Public policy in the eighties by Charles S Bullock( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public policy and politics in America by James E Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild things with Dominic Monaghan by Dominic Monaghan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dominic Monaghan searches the globe for some of the deadliest critters alive
Survivorman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine being stranded in the most extreme enviornments for 7 days. With no support crew and operating the camera himself, survival expert Les Stroud tackles this question as he tests himself in the wilderness, ranging from the desert to the Arctic
Leadership and growth by David W Brady( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 2008, the commission on growth and development (the growth commission) issued its report entitled 'the growth report'. In it the commission attempted to distill what had been learned in the past two decades, from experience and academic and policy research, about strategies and policies that produced sustained high growth in developing countries. It became clear in the course of the work that politics, leadership, and political economy (the interaction of economic and political forces and choices) were centrally important ingredients in the story. Dealing with the politics and the interaction of political and economic forces is a work in progress in research, an important one. Given this breadth, one of the editors' roles is to focus the reader's attention on what they take to be common issues across these chapters. These common problems are fourfold: (1) promoting national unity; (2) building good, solid institutions; (3) choosing innovative and localized policies; and (4) creating political consensus for long-run policy implementation. This report represent an excellent first step toward understanding the role of leadership in generating economic growth, and the author hope that they generate ideas and lead to new research on the problem of leadership in economic growth
The rule of law in South Korea by Jongryn Mo( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The papers contained in this volume were originally presented at the Conference on Democracy, Market Economy and the Rule of Law in Korea, held November 2004 at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus ... The papers have been revised to cover developments through the end of the Roh Moo Hyun administration (2003-2008)"--Preface
How the Republicans captured the House : an assessment of the 1994 midterm elections by David W Brady( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House and its committees : some organizational perspectives by Joseph Cooper( Book )

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

La política interior de los Estados Unidos by Charles S Bullock( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

35-mm photography with David W. Brady by David W Brady( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentals of 35-mm photography are highlighted. Visuals are used as examples of the artistic creation that can be achieved through photography
The underground war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War One a barbaric war was fought deep beneath the trenches in a maze of tunnels and dugouts over 10 metres underground. This secret front was home to thousands of soldiers who fought the enemy using knives fists and explosives. The Underground War traces an unprecedented hi-tech search for one of the last Allied dugouts deep beneath the cornfields in Flanders, Belgium. An international team of archaeologists and historians must find its entrance pump out thousands of litres of water and then attempt to excavate this relic of the Great War. Their challenge is to discover how big it is and what role the Vampire dugout played in the aftermath of the Battle of Passchendaele
The underground war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Underground War is the amazing story of an archaeological expedition in search of the least known front of World War One. The Great War is famous for being a static war, with soldiers unable to get out of their trenches. However, deep beneathis this paralysed front, a new battleground was being constructed. Elite tunneling companies created a network of underground passages that provided the soldiers with some welcome respite from the relentless shelling above ... In January 2008 a team of international experts returned to Flanders Fields, Belgium, to excavate one of the last deep dugouts ever created by the British. Follow their historic work and get an in-depth insight into the incredible Underground War."--Container
Visions of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Brady and the panelists discuss the problems in the present budget procedure and solutions to that impasse
Intra-party preferences, heterogeneity, and the origins of the modern Congress : progressive reformers in the House and Senate, 1890-1920 by David W Brady( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red and blue nation? : characteristics and causes of America's polarized politics. Vol. 1 by Pietro S Nivola( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considers the extent to which polarized views among political leaders and activists are reflected in the population at large. Pays particular attention to factors such as the increased influence of religion and the changing nature of the media and offers thoughtful analyses of the underlying problems"--Provided by publisher
 
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Red and blue nation? : characteristics and causes of America's polarized politics
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David W. Brady American political scientist

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Continuity and change in House electionsCritical elections and congressional policy makingParty, process, and political change in Congress : new perspectives on the history of CongressRevolving gridlock : politics and policy from Jimmy Carter to George W. BushLeadership and growthThe rule of law in South Korea