St. Louis Politics: The Triumph of Tradition

St. Louis Politics: The Triumph of Tradition


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781883982447
Publisher: Missouri History Museum Press
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

Lana Stein is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. She is the author of Holding Bureaucrats Accountable: Politicians and Professionals in St. Louis and co-author of City Schools and City Politics.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to St. Louis's Political Contextxv
Chapter 1Building St. Louis's Institutional Parameters, 1876-19141
Chapter 2Republicans, Race, and Realignment, 1914-193213
Chapter 3The Dickmann-Hannegan Years, 1933-1941: Almost a Political Machine27
Chapter 4Adjusting the Template, Not the Tenor: Civil Service and District Elections for Aldermen, 194149
Chapter 5Interregnum: From Party Competition to Democratic Factions, 1941-195367
Chapter 6The Tucker Years, 1953-1965: Renewal, Reform, and Race85
Chapter 7St. Louis and the Civil Rights Struggle121
Chapter 8Transitions Amidst Common Threads, 1965-1981137
Chapter 9The Schoemehl Years, 1981-1993: New Wines, Old Bottles189
Chapter 10The Advent of African American Mayors, 1993 and 1997227
Chapter 11Institutions and Governance in St. Louis249
AppendixSt. Louis Elected Officials255

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