Politics and Policy in States and Communities / Edition 11

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Overview

Politics and Policy in States and Communities presents a broad coherent, and readable analysis of state and local government. The cogent analytical theme focuses on political economy and the impact of social reform in states and communities. This revised edition includes new treatment of contemporary social conflicts and the culture wars of the 1990s. Each chapter has a special section addressing one of these conflicts, from affirmative action to majority-minority districting.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205745494
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 11/25/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 931,944
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction to State and Community Politics 1
Ch. 2 The Constitutional Environment of State and Local Governments 17
Ch. 3 The Intergovernmental Framework for State and Community Politics 34
Ch. 4 Financial Constraints on State and Local Governments 62
Ch. 5 Channels of Citizen Influence: Participation, Public Opinion, and Interest Groups 91
Ch. 6 Channels of Citizen Influence: The Ballot Box, Parties, and Direct Action 122
Ch. 7 The Institutions of Local Governments 151
Ch. 8 The Dynamics of Community Politics 182
Ch. 9 State Legislatures and Public Policy 212
Ch. 10 Governors and the Challenge of Executive Leadership 239
Ch. 11 Administrators and the Implementation of Policy 267
Ch. 12 Courts, Crime, and Corrections in American States 292
Ch. 13 Poverty and Social Welfare Policies 324
Ch. 14 Education 363
Ch. 15 Infrastructure Policies: Transportation, Housing, and Community Development 393
Ch. 16 Regulating the Environment 425
Ch. 17 State and Community Economic Development Policies 449
Appendix: Career Prospects in State and Local Government 473
Name Index 485
Subject Index 495
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