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