Congressional Travels: Places, Connections, and by Jr., Richard F. Fenno PDF

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By Jr., Richard F. Fenno

Written in preeminent legislative experiences student Richard Fenno’s "homespun" story-telling variety, Congressional Travels argues that authenticity -- realizing what a consultant is like in his/her district and looking out past mere roll-call vote casting -- contributes considerably to realizing the whole physique of labor performed by means of our contributors of Congress. It additional posits that how to achieve a feeling of authenticity is to do what Fenno is most renowned for, i.e., making a number of journeys and spending loads of time staring at representatives at domestic of their districts, with their parts. The ebook is enticing, quietly provocative, and special, providing a substitute for what a few examine the more and more really good and technical nature of political science.




This 10th anniversary version contains an illuminating new Foreword by renowned congressional scholar Morris P. Fiorina, including to the appreciation of Richard Fenno and this paintings over the years.

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