State Politics Products

  • Language and the Law

    State Supreme Courts and Judicial Opinion, 1st Edition

    By Michael K. Romano, Todd A. Curry

    Written opinions are the primary means by which judges communicate with external actors. These opinions include the parties to the case itself, but also more broadly journalists, public officials, lawyers, other judges, and increasingly, the mass public. In Creating the Law, Michael K. Romano and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Local Government and the States

    Autonomy, Politics and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By David Berman

    This book offers an overview of the legal, political, and broad intergovernmental environment in which relations between local and state units of government take place.  It examines the historical roots of the conflict between local and state governments and an analysis of contemporary problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health and the U.S. Federal System

    Sustainably Managing Health Hazards, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg, Dona Schneider

    This book explains how the U.S. federal system manages environmental health issues, with a unique focus on risk management and human health outcomes.  Building on a generic approach for understanding human health risk, this book shows how federalism has evolved in response to environmental health…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • State Politics and the Affordable Care Act

    Choices and Decisions, 1st Edition

    By John C. Morris, Martin K. Mayer, Robert C. Kenter, Luisa M. Lucero

    After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010. Since President Trump's election into office, the ACA has stayed in the headlines. Trump has continued to call for the replacement and repeal of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 7th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The seventh edition of this popular text has been expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Making Collaboratives Work

    How Complex Organizational Partnerships Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Susan Meyers Chandler

    Most contemporary public managers will work in some type of collaborative or networked arrangement at some time in their professional careers. More and more work in public administration and policy is now being done in collaborative formats, and while there are many studies, articles, and cases…

    Hardback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Climate Adaptation Finance and Investment in California

    1st Edition

    By Jesse M. Keenan

    This book serves as a guide for local governments and private enterprises as they navigate the unchartered waters of investing in climate change adaptation and resilience. This book serves not only as a resource guide for identifying potential funding sources but also as a roadmap for asset…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Bradley S. Chilton, Stephen M. King, Viviane E. Foyou, J. Scott McDonald

    While many introductory public administration textbooks contain a dedicated chapter on ethics, The Public Administration Profession is the first to utilize ethics as a lens for understanding the discipline. Analyses of the ASPA Code of Ethics are deftly woven into each chapter alongside complete…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fracking

    Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Sarmistha R. Majumdar

    Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Climate and Clean Energy Policy

    State Institutions and Economic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin H. Deitchman

    State climate and clean energy policy will play a critical role in the future of the political dialogue and economic development. Policymakers from around the world already recognize the leadership of American states in this domain. Rooted in public policy theory, and employing a mixed-methods…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance, 1st Edition

    By James Odom

    The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Context of Legislating

    Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Shannon Jenkins

    The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within and surrounding different institutions raise or lower the costs of legislating. Using data tracking over 1,100 legislators, 230 committees and 12,000 bills introduced in ten…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

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