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Politics and Governments of the American States

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  1. Idaho Politics and Government
    Examining politics in Idaho through the lens of ideology (i.e., conservative versus liberal) or partisanship (i.e., Democrat versus Republican) does not illuminate the more fundamental dynamics of the state’s political environment.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Paperback | £23.99
  2. Utah Politics and Government
    As unique as is Utah’s formative history of civil and religious conflict, its political institutions today broadly resemble those found in other American states. While its majority Mormon population translates into an enormous... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Paperback | £27.99
  3. Colorado Politics and Policy
    Survey after survey reveals that many Coloradans believe that the U.S. government is too big, too wasteful, and too intrusive. Yet Colorado is arguably one of the most federally subsidized states in the union, with forests, national... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2012
    Paperback | £33.00
  4. Maryland Politics and Government
    Tucked between the larger commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia and overshadowed by the political maneuverings of its neighbor, Washington, D.C., Maryland has often been overlooked and neglected in studies of state governmental... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
    Paperback | £27.99
  5. Kansas Politics and Government
    The rich history of Kansas politics continues to generate an abundant literature. The state’s beginning as “Bleeding Kansas” followed by Prohibition, populism, the Progressive Era, and the Dust Bowl, through to the present... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2010
    Hardback | £58.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Maine Politics and Government
    Remote and thinly populated, Maine was long insulated from many of the demographic and economic trends of states to the south. Maine Politics and Government traces recent changes in the state’s system as agriculture, manufacturing,... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
    Paperback | £23.99
  7. Delaware Politics and Government
    This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of both the historical and the contemporary dimensions of the politics and government of the “First State.” Once a sparsely populated, agrarian, and relatively insignificant polity,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2009
    Paperback | £27.99
  8. West Virginia Politics and Government
    West Virginia Politics and Government offers the only recent study of politics in the Mountain State. Combining new empirical information about political behavior with a close examination of the capacity of the state’s government,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2009
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. Wisconsin Politics and Government
    Throughout the twentieth century, Wisconsin won national visibility and praise for its role as a “laboratory of democracy” within the American federal system. In Wisconsin Politics and Government James K. Conant traces the... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2006
    Paperback | £27.99
  10. Oregon Politics and Government
    The political culture of Oregon has long had a reputation for innovative policy, maverick politicians, and independent political thought, but instead of using the term “progressive” to describe the state’s political leanings,... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2005
    Paperback | £24.99
  11. Arkansas Politics and Government
    Published a decade and a half after the late Diane D. Blair’s influential book Arkansas Politics and Government, this freshly revised edition builds on her work, which highlighted both the decades of failure by Arkansas's government... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2005
    Paperback | £27.99
  12. Hawai'i Politics and Government
    Hawai’i is in many ways the most unique of the American states. Distinguished by its unusual beauty, ethnic diversity, and lingering image as a paradise, Hawai’i is special for other important, but less apparent, reasons.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2000
    Paperback | £23.99
  13. Minnesota Politics and Government
    For the first time in decades, here is an in-depth look at Minnesota government and politics, providing a useful overview of the history, structure, and distinctive characteristics of the political system in the North Star State.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1999
    Paperback | £24.99
  14. Arizona Politics and Government
    Arizona Politics and Government analyzes the development and operation of one of the country’s fastest-growing states. David R. Berman cogently explains the distinctive history and culture of Arizona politics, thoroughly describing... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1998
    Paperback | £17.99
  15. New York Politics and Government
    Two values often at odds with each other—competition and compassion—dominate New York’s political culture. Since the eighteenth century New York has been known for its economic leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1998
    Paperback | £23.99
  16. Nevada Politics and Government
    Nevada’s highly individualistic political culture has produced a conservative political philosophy in an open society. Economic developments resulting from mining and gambling reinforced and heightened the individualistic ethic... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1996
    Paperback | £21.99
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