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Governance And The Changing American States

1st Edition

By David Hedge


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America has rediscovered its states and their governments. After decades of dominance by the federal government, the balance of power is returning, often dramatically, to state governments. A devolution of authority began during the Reagan years, but recent Republican victories in Washington and in the states promise to accelerate the rate at which

Table of Contents

1 Introduction -- 2 Demand-Side Changes: Elections and Citizen Participation -- 3 Demand-Side Changes: Political Parties and Interest Groups -- 4 The Governors -- 5 The Legislatures -- 6 The Courts -- 7 Summary and Conclusions

About the Author

David Hedge is associate professor of political science at the University of Florida and has published widely in the field of state politics and policy.

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