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Tennessee Government and Politics: Democracy in the Volunteer State
     

Tennessee Government and Politics: Democracy in the Volunteer State

by John R. Vile
 

ISBN-10: 0826513182

ISBN-13: 9780826513182

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press

Tennessee has been a bellwether of recent trends in politics and governmental policies. The state's reforms in health care, education, and economic development have anticipated changes nationwide. TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS offers a timely and comprehensive new survey of the state's political evolution.

Overview

Tennessee has been a bellwether of recent trends in politics and governmental policies. The state's reforms in health care, education, and economic development have anticipated changes nationwide. TENNESSEE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS offers a timely and comprehensive new survey of the state's political evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826513182
Publisher:
Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword by Michael Nelson
Introduction
Tennessee's Post-Bellum Political History, by M. Lee Smith
The Constitution, by Lewis Laska
The Institutionalization of the Tennessee Legislature, 1968-1997, by Thomas D. Ungs and Frank Essex
The Governorship, by David Carleton
The Changing Court System, by Thomas Van Dervort
Local Government and Politics, by David Kanervo
Turnout and Partisanship in Tennessee Elections, by Lilliard E. Richardson, Jr. and Grant W. Neeley
Women in Tennessee Politics, by Anne Sloan
African Americans in Tennessee: The Case of Memphis, by Marcus D. Pohlmann
Representing Tennessee in Congress, by Jim Cooper
Trends in Public Opinion, by John Scheb II, William Lyons, and Grant W. Neeley
Education in the Volunteer State, by Nancy Keese and James Huffman
The Tennessee Prison System, by Richard D. Chesteen
Finances of State Government, by Kelly D. Edmiston and Matthew Murray
State Policy, Global Economy, by Steven G. Livingston
Appendix: The State Constitution

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