EDWARD J. CLYNCH is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at Mississippi State University. He is the author of many articles that have appeared in the International Journal of Public Administration, Public Administration Quarterly, State and Local Government Review, and Southeastern Political Review.
THOMAS P. LAUTH is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia, Athens. He is also co-author of Compromised Compliance: Implementation of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (Greenwood Press, 1982), and The Politics of State and City Administration. He has also written articles which have appeared in Public Budgeting and Finance, the International Journal of Public Administration, and Legislative Studies Quarterly.