9780205109968

Politics in States and Communities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205109968

  • ISBN10:

    0205109969

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/22/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Updated in its 14thedition, Politics in States and Communitiesis distinguished by its focus on politics, its comparative approach, its concern with thorough explanation, its interest in policy, and its focus on conflicts in states and communities and the structures and processes designed to manage conflict

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Politics in States and Communities 

Chapter 2. Democracy and Constitutionalism in the States 

Chapter 3. States, Communities, and American Federalism 

Chapter 4. Participation in State Politics 

Chapter 5. Parties and Campaigns in the States 

Chapter 6. Legislators in State Politics 

Chapter 7. Governors in State Politics 

Chapter 8. Bureaucratic Politics in States and Communities 

Chapter 9. Courts, Crime, and Correctional Policy 

Chapter 10. Governing America’s Communities 

Chapter 11. Participation in Community Politics 

Chapter 12. Metropolitics: Conflict in the Metropolis 

Chapter 13. Community Power, Land Use, & The Environment 

Chapter 14. The Politics of Taxation and Finance 

Chapter 15. Politics and Civil Rights 

Chapter 16. The Politics of Education 

Chapter 17. The Politics of Poverty, Welfare, and Health

 

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Relevant October 7, 2014
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"Highly relevant, especially with what is going on in Ferguson. The divides and strategies of politicians aren't really illustrated too well in this book, but the underlying/ulterior motives become fairly apparent in later chapters."
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