Browse Dissertations and Theses - Political Science by Subject "legislative behavior"

  • Remmel, Megan (2013-08-22)
    This dissertation explores the potential impacts of personality – as operationalized by the Big Five framework – on the preferences and behavior of state legislators. Within the study of American politics, scholars generally ...

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  • Paschall, Collin E (2018-08-27)
    This dissertation investigates why some members of Congress (MCs) commit themselves to lawmaking in the pursuit of changing public policy – in other words, why some MCs behave as policy wonks. While the Framers envisioned ...

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  • Francis, Katherine (2014-09-16)
    Members of Congress have a variety of career experiences before Congress, non-political and political. In this dissertation, I bring together interdisciplinary strands of research on careers and occupational behavior to ...

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