One nation under siege : Congress, terrorism, and the fate of American democracy

Jones Evans, Jocelyn
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  • Creator Jocelyn Jones Evans
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lexington, KY : University Press of Kentucky, [2010] ©2010
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780813125886, 081312588X
  • OCLC ocn460059269

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-239) and index.

Contents

  • Congress as an adaptive institution -- Reconciling security and liberty : attacks on the Capitol and corresponding changes in security -- Enunciators and blackberrys : Congressional office administration post 9/11 -- Is writing a letter to your member of Congress a thing of the past? Congressional office communication and accessibility -- Terror wars and turf wars : the homeland security committees -- Gateway to American history or fort Capitol? construction of the Capitol Visitor Center -- The social meaning of Congressional change : expressive, behavioral, and symbolic elements of institutional reform
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