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Congressional ethics, Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors

Label
Congressional ethics
Title
Congressional ethics
Statement of responsibility
Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Opposing Viewpoints: Congressional Ethics: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
172/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1121
LC item number
.C664 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tardiff, Joseph C.
  • Zott, Lynn M.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Political ethics
  • United States
  • Political ethics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Congressional ethics, Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The US senate select committee on ethics is effective and necessary / Select Committee on Ethics, United States Senate -- The US senate select committee on ethics is ineffective / Mark Hemingway -- The office of congressional ethics has potent political influence / Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) -- Dems' dubious ethics tactics the last straw? / Donald Lambro -- The office of congressional ethics has improved oversight / Paul Blumenthal -- The house ethics committee has failed to improve ethics oversight / John Bresnahan -- Congressional ethics oversight appears to be racially biased / G. Derek Musgrove -- Congressional ethics oversight is not racially biased / Armstrong Williams -- Congressional lapses in ethics on climate change can have disastrous environmental effects / Donald A. Brown -- Biotechnology legislation raises ethical concerns about privacy and discrimination / Mark A. Rothstein -- The US economic recession is closely linked to unethical behavior in Congress / Rushworth M. Kidder -- Poor oversight and prioritizing politics over ethics lead to the election of corrupt lawmakers / Nick Baumann -- Ethics and morality in Congress are essential to sustain constitutional rights and a functional democracy / David E. Skaggs -- Punishment for ethical violations is swift and decisive when political interests are threatened / Fred Barnes -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislations is crucial to restore congressional integrity / John McCain -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislation does not address the root cause of unethical activity / Jack Abramoff -- The honest leadership and open government act provides unprecedented ethics reform / Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) -- The honest leadership and open government act is ineffective due to low enforcement / Bara Vaida -- Lobbying and ethics legislation favors businesses and undermines nonprofits' advocacy efforts / Larry Ottinger -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislation confuses and interferes with legitimate political activities / Randy Furst -- Congressional ethics committee investigations pressure rather than punish politicians / Chris Good -- Surviving sex scandals / Julian E. Zelizer -- Sex scandals in Congress: what Rep. Weiner's 'sexting' adds to the literature / Gail Russell Chaddock -- Insider trading is unethical and calls for strict regulation and harsh punishment / Jim Galloway -- Strict regulation of congressional insider trading is misguided and unnecessary / Daniel Gross -- DeLay's guilty verdict a comment on politics / Rick Casey
Control code
ocn783171209
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780737760460
Lccn
2012031899
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o783171209
  • (OCoLC)783171209
Label
Congressional ethics, Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The US senate select committee on ethics is effective and necessary / Select Committee on Ethics, United States Senate -- The US senate select committee on ethics is ineffective / Mark Hemingway -- The office of congressional ethics has potent political influence / Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) -- Dems' dubious ethics tactics the last straw? / Donald Lambro -- The office of congressional ethics has improved oversight / Paul Blumenthal -- The house ethics committee has failed to improve ethics oversight / John Bresnahan -- Congressional ethics oversight appears to be racially biased / G. Derek Musgrove -- Congressional ethics oversight is not racially biased / Armstrong Williams -- Congressional lapses in ethics on climate change can have disastrous environmental effects / Donald A. Brown -- Biotechnology legislation raises ethical concerns about privacy and discrimination / Mark A. Rothstein -- The US economic recession is closely linked to unethical behavior in Congress / Rushworth M. Kidder -- Poor oversight and prioritizing politics over ethics lead to the election of corrupt lawmakers / Nick Baumann -- Ethics and morality in Congress are essential to sustain constitutional rights and a functional democracy / David E. Skaggs -- Punishment for ethical violations is swift and decisive when political interests are threatened / Fred Barnes -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislations is crucial to restore congressional integrity / John McCain -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislation does not address the root cause of unethical activity / Jack Abramoff -- The honest leadership and open government act provides unprecedented ethics reform / Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) -- The honest leadership and open government act is ineffective due to low enforcement / Bara Vaida -- Lobbying and ethics legislation favors businesses and undermines nonprofits' advocacy efforts / Larry Ottinger -- Lobbying and ethics reform legislation confuses and interferes with legitimate political activities / Randy Furst -- Congressional ethics committee investigations pressure rather than punish politicians / Chris Good -- Surviving sex scandals / Julian E. Zelizer -- Sex scandals in Congress: what Rep. Weiner's 'sexting' adds to the literature / Gail Russell Chaddock -- Insider trading is unethical and calls for strict regulation and harsh punishment / Jim Galloway -- Strict regulation of congressional insider trading is misguided and unnecessary / Daniel Gross -- DeLay's guilty verdict a comment on politics / Rick Casey
Control code
ocn783171209
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780737760460
Lccn
2012031899
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o783171209
  • (OCoLC)783171209

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