Politics in the American States
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Politics in the American States
A Comparative Analysis

Tenth Edition


© 2013 | 592 pages | CQ Press
Fully updated—and with new coeditor Thad Kousser—the tenth edition brings together the high caliber research you expect from this trusted text, with comprehensive and comparative analysis of the fifty states. Students will appreciate the book's glossary, the fully up-todate tables and figures, and the maps showcasing comparative data. A companion website includes downloadable graphics and data.
Virginia Gray
The Socioeconomic and Political Context of States
Russell L. Hanson
Intergovernmental Relations
Thomas M. Holbrook and Raymond J. La Raja
Parties and Elections
Anthony J. Nownes and Adam Newmark
Interest Groups in the States
Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan
The Initiative Process
Keith E. Hamm and Gary F. Moncrief
Legislative Politics in the States
Margaret Ferguson
Governors and the Executive Branch
Melinda Gann Hall
State Courts: Politics and the Judicial Process
John Wooldredge
State Corrections Policy
Robert C. Lowry
Fiscal Policy in the American States
Mark Carl Rom
State Health and Welfare Programs
Michael B. Berkman and Eric Plutzer
The Politics of Education
Robert C. Lowry and Alisa Hickin Fryar
The Politics of Higher Education
Justin Phillips
Public Opinion and Morality
David M. Konisky and Neal D. Woods
Environmental Policy
Martin Saiz and Susan E. Clarke
Economic Development and Infrastructure Policy
John Wooldredge
Criminal Justice Policy
Mark Carl Rom
State Health and Welfare Programs
Key features
New to this Edition
  • The Politics of Higher Education, Robert C. Lowry and Alisa Hickin Fryar
  • Public Opinion and Morality, Justin Phillips
  • Environmental Policy, Neal D. Woods and David M. Konisky

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Chapters 1 and 13


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ISBN: 9781608719983