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Politics in the American states : a comparative analysis

Author: Virginia Gray; Russell L Hanson; Thad Kousser
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage/CQ Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eleventh editionView all editions and formats

This new edition brings together the high calibre research you expect from this trusted text, with comprehensive and comparative analysis of the 50 states.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Gray; Russell L Hanson; Thad Kousser
ISBN: 9781506363622 1506363628
OCLC Number: 959922827
Description: xix, 585 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The socioeconomic and political context of states / Virginia Gray --
Intergovernmental relations / Russell L. Hanson --
Parties and elections / Thomas M. Holbrook and Raymond J. La Raja --
Interest groups in the states / Anthony J. Nownes and Adam J. Newmark --
Public opinion and morality / Justin H. Phillips --
The initiative process / Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan --
Legislative politics in the states / Keith E. Hamm and Nancy Martorano Miller --
Governors and the executive branch / Margaret Ferguson --
State courts : politics and the judicial process / Melinda Gann Hall --
Criminal justice policy / Richard C. Fording --
Fiscal policy in the American states / Robert C. Lowry --
State health and welfare programs / Colleen M. Grogan, Michael K. Gusmano, and Richard C. Fording --
The politics of education / Michael B. Berkman and Eric Plutzer --
The politics of higher education / Robert C. Lowry and Alisa Hicklin Fryar --
Environmental policy / David M. Konisky and Neal D. Woods --
Economic development and infrastructure policy / Joshua M. Jansa --
State bureaucracies / Cynthia J. Bowling --
Economic and political inequality / Elizabeth.
Responsibility: Virginia Gray, University of North Carolina, Russell L. Hanson, Indiana University Bloomington, Thad Kousser, University of California, San Diego.
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