xi, 166 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Parliaments and legislatures series.
Formatted Contents Note
The two faces of democratic accountability The politics of public pressure : competition, attention, and retribution Patronage, political parties, the public, and the Pendleton Act of 1883 Congressional pay raises and public scrutiny The modern history of campaign finance reform The unfulfilled reform : congressional term limits The power of the people.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-160) and index.
STA KF4886 .T54 2005
KF4886 .T54 2005
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