The Senate syndrome : the evolution of procedural warfare in the modern U.S. Senate / Steven S. Smith.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 
xiii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Julian J. Rothbaum distinguished lecture series ; v. 12.
Formatted Contents Note
The Senate syndrome The procedural condition of the Senate in the 1950s The rise of individualism, 1961-1976 The intensification of individualism and obstructionism, 1977-1988 Rising partisanship, 1989-2004 The emergence of the Senate syndrome, 2005-2012 Reform by ruling, 2013 Controversies about Senate practice The media, the public, and accountability The implications of reform-by-ruling The Senate syndrome and reform.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-389) and index.
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