Tennessee Government and Politics: Democracy in the Volunteer State / Edition 1

Tennessee Government and Politics: Democracy in the Volunteer State / Edition 1

by John R. Vile
ISBN-10:
0826513093
ISBN-13:
9780826513090
Pub. Date:
08/28/1998
Publisher:
Vanderbilt University Press

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Overview

Tennessee Government and Politics: Democracy in the Volunteer State / Edition 1

Tennessee Government and Politics offers a timely and comprehensive new survey of the state's political evolution. With its concise historical analysis, up-to-date presentation of contemporary issues, and appended state constitution, Tennessee Government and Politics will serve as a primary text for any course on Tennessee government and as a supplemental text for broader courses in state and local government or southern politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826513090
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.27(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.22(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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