The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

by Gerald Benjamin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195387230
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/03/2012
Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages: 1056
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.20(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Gerald Benjamin is Associate Vice President for Regional Engagement,
Director of the Center for Research, Regional Engagement and Outreach (CRREO), and
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the State
University of New York at New Paltz.

Table of Contents

About the contributors

PART I: Introduction
1. The Study of New York State Government, Gerald Benjamin

PART II: The State Constitution
2. The New York State Constitution and the Federal System, Peter Galie

PART III: Political Institutions and Processes
3. Political Parties in New York, Gerald Benjamin
4. Campaign Finance Policy in the State and City of New York, Michael J. Malbin and Peter W. Brusoe
5. Public Opinion Polling and New York Politics And Governance, Donald Levy and Ashley Koning
6. Elections and Election Management, Ron Hayduk
7. Lobbying and the Interest Group System, Norman Adler and Bruce N. Gyory
8. Politics and the News Media in the Empire State, Douglas Muzzio

PART IV: Political and Governmental Institutions
9. The New York State Legislature, Eric Lane and Joshua M. Wolf
10. The Governor of New York, Dall Forsythe
11. The New York State Comptroller's Office, Thomas Sanzillo
12. The New York State Attorney General, Daniel L. Feldman
13. The Judiciary and Judicial Reform, Patricia E. Salkin and Amy Lavine
14. The Executive Branch, Terrence A. Maxwell
15. New York State and the National Government, Joel Lefkowitz

PART V: Intergovernmental Relations
16. New York in Fiscal Federalism, Robert B. Ward
17. The State and Its Localities, Michael R. Hattery
18. New York State and New York City Relations, Bruce F. Berg
19. New York State's "Foreign Policy", Kathryn Bryk Friedman

PART VI: Management and Policy Areas
20. The Public Fisc in New York State, Charles Brecher
21. New York State Education Policy and Politics, Jack Buckley and Allison Armour-Garb
22. Health Care Politics and Policy in New York State, Michael K. Gusmano, Courtney Burke, and Frank J. Thompson
23. Public Safety Policy in New York State, Dennis C. Smith and Martin Horn
24. Higher Education in New York State, Henry Steck
25. Mental Health Policy in New York State, Richard T. Pulice
26. Economic Development in New York State, Jonathan Drapkin
27. Welfare Policy in New York State, Cathy M. Johnson and Thomas L. Gais
28. The Environment in New York State, Michael B. Gerrard and Claire Woods
29. Transportation Policy and Politics in New York State, Peter Derrick and Robert Paaswell, with Danielle Petretta
30. The Politics of Energy in New York State, Paul A. DeCotis and Sean Ferguson
31. Selective Bibliography of New York Government and Politics, James D. Folts


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