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CQ's politics in America
Call Number: Reference JK1010 .P64
Reliable, readable, insightful, and objective, CQ’s Politics in America has been called “the ultimate insider’s guide to politics.” Politics in America is an essential resource for any collection that serves readers who want authoritative information on the members of Congress.
Encyclopedia of public administration and public policy
Call Number: Reference JK9 .E526 2003
From the Nuremberg trials to the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 to recent budget reconciliation bills, the latest online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy reaches still further across the globe to provide detailed coverage of watershed policies and decisions from such fields as privatization, biomedical ethics, education, and diversity. This edition features a wide range of new topics, including military administration, government procurement, social theory, and justice administration in developed democracies. It also addresses current issues such as the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and covers public administration in the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America.
Almanac of American politics
Call Number: Reference JK1012 .A44
Handy roll call of all 535 federal legislators including votes on key issues, annual ratings by private organizations like Americans for Constitutional Action and the Consumer Federation of America, committee assignments, addresses, and profiles of state or district represented. A Congressional Directory for reconnoitering raiders
Encyclopedia of politics : the left and the right
Call Number: REF JA61 .E54 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Although the distinction between the politics of the left and the right is commonly assumed in the media and in treatments of political science and history, the terms are used so loosely that the student and the general reader are often confused: What exactly are the terms left and right supposed to imply? This two-volume Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and the Right contains over 450 articles on individuals, movements, political parties, and ideological principles
Congressional quarterly's American congressional dictionary
Call Number: Reference JK9 .K73 2001
From Absence of a Quorum to Zone Whip, this handy desk reference volume aides librarians, students, and adults with more then 900 entries defining terms and expressions in use in today's U.S. Congress. No other single, compact volume provides quick answers to confusing terms that occur daily in Congress and political debate in Washington.