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CQ's Legislative Simulation

CQ's Legislative Simulation
Government in Action

114 pages | CQ Press
Following a bill from its assigned committee through its debate on the floor of the House of Representatives, this simulation provides a choice of two bills with background material. Information on how committees learn about the legislation, conduct a markup session, and debate a bill are all included.''''The Government in Action simulation series provides first-hand experience in the workings of government. Each classroom-tested simulation begins with an easy-to-understand description of the particular process and the key players, and then explains how the simulation works and how to research the role to be played. Each book includes background information, primary sources and other material that flesh out the situations and examples for the actual simulations. Library patrons will find an accessible overview of government processes in a format that is not currently available.

Julie A. Dolan

Julie Dolan is assistant professor of political science at Macalester College. She received a Ph.D. from American University in 1997 and won the NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration) award for the best dissertation in public administration that year. Her research interests include women and politics, bureaucratic and executive branch politics, public policy, and Congress. She has published in a variety of journals, including Women & Politics; Public Administration Review; PS: Political Science and Politics; and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. More About Author

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