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Author Brady, David W.
Title Revolving gridlock : politics and policy from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush / David W. Brady, Craig Volden.
Imprint New York : Westview Press, 2005.

Series Transforming American politics
Transforming American politics.
Subject United States. Congress. House.
Coalition governments -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Alt Name Volden, Craig.
Description 1 online resource (257 pages).
Summary Despite the early prospects for bipartisan unity on terrorism initiatives, government gridlock continues on most major issues in the wake of the 2004 elections. In this fully revised edition, political scientists David W. Brady and Craig Volden demonstrate that 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813346236 (electronic bk.)
0813346231 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 746747174
Additional Format Print version: Brady, David W. Revolving Gridlock : Politics and Policy from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush. New York : Westview Press, ©2005 9780813343204