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Author Binder, Sarah A.
Title Politics or principle? : filibustering in the United States Senate / Sarah A. Binder and Steven S. Smith.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, 1997.

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Author Binder, Sarah A.
Subject United States. Congress. Senate -- Freedom of debate.
Filibusters (Political science) -- United States.
Alt Name Smith, Steven S., 1953-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-242) and index.
Contents The politics and principle of the filibuster -- The original versus traditional Senate -- Senate tradition revisited -- Politics, principle, and the trivialization of the filibuster -- The filibuster and the little-harm thesis -- Senate support for limits on debate -- The past and future of the Senate.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 058536558X (electronic bk.)
9780585365589 (electronic bk.)
9780815723516 (electronic bk.)
0815723512 (electronic bk.)
0815709528 (alk. paper)
081570951X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 47011318
Additional Format Print version: Binder, Sarah A. Politics or principle?. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, 1997 0815709528 (DLC) 96025372 (OCoLC)35172520
Table of Contents
1The Politics and Principle of the Filibuster1
2The Original versus the Traditional Senate29
3Senate Tradition Revisited53
4Politics, Principle, and the Trivialization of the Filibuster83
5The Filibuster and the Little-Harm Thesis127
6Senate Support for Limits on Debate161
7The Past and Future of the Senate197

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