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Congressional representation & constituents the case for increasing the U.S. House of Representatives by Brian Frederick

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesCongressional representation and constituents
StatementBrian Frederick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK1319 .F74 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24460773M
ISBN 109780415873451, 9780415873468, 9780203864616
LC Control Number2009023453

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COLLECTIVE REPRESENTATION AND CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL. The concept of collective representation describes the relationship between Congress and the United States as a whole. That is, it considers whether the institution itself represents the American people, not just whether a particular member of Congress represents his or her district. Read "Congressional Representation & Constituents The Case for Increasing the U.S. House of Representatives" by Brian Frederick available from Rakuten Kobo. The U.S. House of Representatives has been frozen at members for almost a century, and in that time the nation’s pop. Constituency Representation in Congress: The View from Capitol Hill [Kristina C. Miler] on rolf-luettecke.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Congressional representation requires that legislators be aware of the interests of constituents in their districts and behave in ways that reflect the wishes of their constituents. But of the many constituents in their districtsCited by: Dec 04,  · Read "Congressional Representation & Constituents The Case for Increasing the U.S. House of Representatives" by Brian Frederick available from Rakuten Kobo. The U.S. House of Representatives has been frozen at members for almost a Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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