Originally published in 1980, state and local governments handle a lot of the systems that are used and we come into contact with on a daily basis. This text contains a wide range of essays that define the important questions in the field, critically evaluate where we are in answering them, and set the direction and terms of discourse for future work
Table of Contents
Part 1 The Settings of Political Systems, 1 The Governments, 2 Charters and Constitutions, 3 Recruiting Political Leaders, Part 2 Citizens in Action, 4 Individual Political Action, 5 Interest Groups, 6 Political Parties and Issues, Part 3 The Governmental Process, 7 The Legislative Process, 8 Influencing the Legislative Process, 9 The Administrative Process, 10 The Judicial Process.
Morris J Levitt, Eleanor G Feldbaum