xii, 201 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
0226510816 cloth alkaline paper
American politics and political economy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-194) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
An American institution A blizzard of data Spending and taxes, 1970-2000 For the many or the few Conservative or liberal When legislators get out of step Key episodes in the twentieth century Majority tyranny and the constitution Delegation, information, and competition.