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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534254469
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/15/1996
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 475
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Politics and Economics of State and Local Governments in the Late Twentieth Century 1
2 The Legacy of History: Political Cultures and Constitutional Patterns 20
3 State and Local Governments within the Federal System 36
4 Elections, Political Parties, and Participation in State Politics 61
5 Interest Groups in State Politics 85
6 State Legislatures 105
7 Governors and State Executive Branches 133
8 The Judicial Branch 162
9 The Politics and Economics of Urban Life in the United States 189
10 The Political Institutions of City Government 232
11 Community Power 255
12 The Delivery and Distribution of Urban Public Services 270
13 Bureaucratic Power in State and Local Government 292
14 The Public Policies of State and Local Governments 312
15 Democracy in the States 336
Credits 353
Index 355
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