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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
Presents viewpoints about congressional ethics that is selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications
Member of
Cataloging source
WiMaMI
Dewey number
172/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 9-12
  • 9-12
Intended audience source
  • Mitinet
  • Mitinet
LC call number
JK1121
LC item number
.C664 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tardiff, Joseph C.
  • Zott, Lynn M.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • Public administration
  • Lobbying
  • Lobbying
  • Campaign funds
  • Campaign funds.
  • Political corruption
  • Political corruption
  • Social sciences
  • Political ethics
  • Political ethics
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Congressional ethics, Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Is the Congressional ethical oversight system necessary and effective?: 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 Bresnaham ; Congressional Ethics oversight appears to be racially biased / G. Derek Musgrove ; Congressional Ethics oversight is not racially biased / Armstrong Williams --
  • What impact do Congressional Ethics have on social and political issues?: 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. Rothestein ; 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 --
  • How do lobbying and ethics reform measures affect Congressional Ethics?: Lobbying and ethics reform legislation 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 --
  • What are some consequences of ethics violations? Congressional Ethics Committee investigations pressure rather than punish politicians / Chris Good ; Surviving sex scandals / Julian E. Zelizer ; Sex scandals in congress, what Rep. Winer'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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780737760460
Lccn
2012031899
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
46846
Label
Congressional ethics, Joe Tardiff and Lynn M. Zott, book editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Is the Congressional ethical oversight system necessary and effective?: 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 Bresnaham ; Congressional Ethics oversight appears to be racially biased / G. Derek Musgrove ; Congressional Ethics oversight is not racially biased / Armstrong Williams --
  • What impact do Congressional Ethics have on social and political issues?: 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. Rothestein ; 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 --
  • How do lobbying and ethics reform measures affect Congressional Ethics?: Lobbying and ethics reform legislation 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 --
  • What are some consequences of ethics violations? Congressional Ethics Committee investigations pressure rather than punish politicians / Chris Good ; Surviving sex scandals / Julian E. Zelizer ; Sex scandals in congress, what Rep. Winer'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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
248 p.
Isbn
9780737760460
Lccn
2012031899
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
46846

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