Democratic Governance in American Cities and Local Government / Edition 2

Democratic Governance in American Cities and Local Government / Edition 2

by Kim Quaile Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534254462

ISBN-13: 9780534254469

Pub. Date: 01/15/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534254469
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/15/1996
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
475
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

1The Politics and Economics of State and Local Governments in the Late Twentieth Century1
2The Legacy of History: Political Cultures and Constitutional Patterns20
3State and Local Governments within the Federal System36
4Elections, Political Parties, and Participation in State Politics61
5Interest Groups in State Politics85
6State Legislatures105
7Governors and State Executive Branches133
8The Judicial Branch162
9The Politics and Economics of Urban Life in the United States189
10The Political Institutions of City Government232
11Community Power255
12The Delivery and Distribution of Urban Public Services270
13Bureaucratic Power in State and Local Government292
14The Public Policies of State and Local Governments312
15Democracy in the States336
Credits353
Index355

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