State and Local Politics / Edition 7

State and Local Politics / Edition 7

by David R. Berman
     
 

ISBN-10: 069712696X

ISBN-13: 9780697126962

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

State and Local Politics gives students a clear,concise analysis of state and local politics with a federalist and public policy perspective. This text examines the broad environment in which state and local governments function,and explains and evaluates the operation of government at these levels.

Overview

State and Local Politics gives students a clear,concise analysis of state and local politics with a federalist and public policy perspective. This text examines the broad environment in which state and local governments function,and explains and evaluates the operation of government at these levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697126962
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I State and Local Politics
1 State and Local Politics: An Overview
2 The Intergovernmental Environment
Part II State Politics
3 Constitutional Foundations
4 Parties, Groups, and Influences
5 State Legislative Politics
6 Governors and Administrators in State Politics
7 Courts, Judges, and Justice
Part III Local-Level Politics
8 The Setting for Local Politics
9 Participation and Power in Local Politics
10 Local Government: The Official Policymakers
Part IV Problems and Policies
11 The Politics of Finance
12 The Politics of Education and Welfare
13 Politics, Pollution, and Energy
14 The Politics of Planning and Development
15 The Politics of Public Safety
Selected Bibliography
Index

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