The Sixth Edition of this best-selling text continues to provide the comprehensive and current coverage of institutions, political behavior, and policy-making at the state and local level. The strong policy orientation of the text, as well as its unifying theme of the increased capacity and responsibility of state and local governments have established this text as the standard for this course.Web resources in every chapter foster student interest in state and local politics and policy. An enhanced text-specific web site provides additional resources for instructors and students.
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Ann O'M. Bowman (Ph.D., University of Florida, 1979) is James F. and Maude B. Byrnes Professor of Government & Vice Chair of political science at the University of South Carolina. She has gained wide recognition as an authority in state and local environmental policy. She regularly publishes articles on state and local policy innovation, state economic development policy, and inner-city revitalization, and is co-author (with Richard Kearney) of The Resurgence of the States. Currently, she is studying interstate interactions and "green" cities. She has taught state, local, and urban politics to undergraduates for almost twenty years.
In addition to publishing numerous articles on state and local government, intergovernmental relations, and public administration, Richard C. Kearney has written, co-written, or co-edited six books, including The Resurgence of States (with Ann Bowman). He received his Ph.D. from University of Oklahoma in 1977 and has taught the undergraduate course in state and local government for over fifteen years.
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