This book provides an overview of the relationship between Reagan administration initiatives and the US. It presents case studies on the reaction of eight governors to federal health, education, and welfare policies during the 1980s and compares the approaches of each of the studied governors.
Table of Contents
Preface -- The States and the New Federalism -- The Reagan Years and the States1 -- The Case Studies: Leadership, the New Federalism and the Governors1 -- Mississippi -- Texas1 -- South Dakota -- Colorado -- Vermont -- Idaho -- Wisconsin -- Massachusetts -- Lessons Learned: Leadership and the Governors -- Diverse Leadership Styles: Diverse Results -- The Governors and the New Federalism: The Past as Prologue
Marshall Kaplan, Sue O'Brien