New York Politics / Edition 3

New York Politics / Edition 3

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by Edward V. Schneier
     
 

Most New Yorkers have very little knowledge of how influence is wielded in Albany; here is a chance to look behind those closed doors. This lively introduction to New York politics was written by a political scientist and a former State Assembly member who infuse their discussion of institutions and processes with the drama and significance of real power issues;… See more details below

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Most New Yorkers have very little knowledge of how influence is wielded in Albany; here is a chance to look behind those closed doors. This lively introduction to New York politics was written by a political scientist and a former State Assembly member who infuse their discussion of institutions and processes with the drama and significance of real power issues; historical, economic, social, and demographic factors; the functioning of executive, legislative, and judicial institutions; urban, local, and special district governments; parties, interest groups, and bureaucracies; finance, budgets, and health, education, and welfare programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765600646
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. The States of New York
2. New York in the Federal System
3. Parties, Politics, and Elections
4. Power, Pluralism, and the Permanent Government
5. The Living Constitution
6. Struggles for Power, Position, and Access
7. Making Public Policy
8. Taxing, Spending, and Public Policy Priorities
Epilogue

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