For undergraduate-level courses in State and Local Politics. A concise paperback offers a highly readable analysis of state and local government and politics.
Table of Contents
1. State and Local Politics: Who Governs? 2. American Federalism. 3. State Constitutions: Charters or Straitjackets? 4. Parties and Elections in the States. 5. State Legislatures. 6. State Governors. 7. Judges and Justice in the States. 8. Local Government and Metropolitics. 9. Making State and Local Policy. 10. Staffing and Financing State and Local Governments. Glossary. Notes. Index.