Congress Publications

Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life, edited by Robert A. Katzmann

Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Intellectual in Public Life

May 01, 2004
One of the most distinguished figures in twentieth-century American politics, Daniel Patrick Moynihan was at the center of virtually every major political issue of his day. The contributors to this career-spanning assessment use their diverse interactions with him to paint a picture of an extraordinary thinker with many areas of intellectual concern. more

A Creative Tension: The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and the Congress by Lee Hamilton with Jordan Tama

A Creative Tension: The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and the Congress

Oct 01, 2002
A Creative Tension is a unique look at the foreign policy roles of Congress and the president by one of the most astute congressional practitioners of foreign policy of recent decades, former U.S. representative and chairman of the House International Relations Committee Lee H. Hamilton. more

Democracy and the Internet: Allies or Adversaries? by Leslie David Simon, Javier Corrales, and Donald R. Wolfensberger

Democracy and the Internet: Allies or Adversaries?

Oct 01, 2002
Is the Internet intrinsically democratic, supporting new varieties of expression and association? Or is it a dangerous vehicle of propaganda, helping repressive governments to deceive their people and mobs to drive democratic governments to extremes? In Democracy and the Internet: Allies or Adversaries? three essays draw evidence from starkly different regions of the world. more

Congress and the People: Deliberative Democracy on Trial by Donald R. Wolfensberger

Congress and the People: Deliberative Democracy on Trial

May 01, 2001
In Congress and the People, Donald R. Wolfensberger asks whether some form of direct democracy will supplant representative, deliberate government in the United States. more

Reading Mixed Signals: Ambivalence in American Public Opinion about Government by Albert H. and Susan Davis Cantril

Reading Mixed Signals: Ambivalence in American Public Opinion about Government

Oct 01, 1999
Based on a national public opinion survey, this book takes a wide-ranging look at what lies beyond the paradox that what people say about government as a general matter is often at odds with what they actually want it to do. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.