Politics in States and Communities

Politics in States and Communities

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For courses in State, Local, and State and Local Government and Urban Politics.

This best selling text explores political conflict in American states and communities. It compares the public policy and government management strategies of state and local governments-with a focus on the sources and nature of conflict. The book's coverage demonstrates-using a clear, accessible approach-how American states and communities play an important role in the political life of the nation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 536 pages
  • 196.9 x 242.3 x 24.4mm | 1,059.98g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour)
  • 0130206806
  • 9780130206800

Table of contents

1. Politics in States and Communities.

2. Democracy and Constitutionalism in the States.

3. States, Communities, and American Federalism.

4. Participation in State Politics.

5. Parties and Campaigns in the States.

6. Legislators in State Politics.

7. Governors in State Politics.

8. Bureaucratic Politics in States and Communities.

9. Courts, Crime, and Correctional Policy.

10. Community Political Systems.

11. Participation in Community Politics.

12. Metropolitics: Conflict in the Metropolis.

13. Community Power and Land Use Control.

14. Politics and Civil Rights.

15. The Politics of Education.

16. The Politics of Poverty, Welfare and Health.

17. The Politics of Finance and Taxation.
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