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New York State and the Rise of Modern Conservatism
New York State and the Rise of Modern Conservatism (December 2008)
Redrawing Party Lines
Timothy J. Sullivan - Author

Recounts the shift towards conservatism in New York’s Republican Party in the 1960s and 1970s.

From the early 1960s until 1980 New York’s Conservative and Republican Parties battled on the editorial page, at the ballot box, and in the courts over the ideology of the GOP. New York State and the Rise of Modern Conservatism recounts the story of how New York, reputedly the most liberal of all sta...(Read More)
 
 
The Government and Politics of New York State
The Government and Politics of New York State (March 2008)
Second Edition
Joseph F. Zimmerman - Author

Comprehensive overview of New York State government and politics.

In this updated edition of his classic text, Joseph F. Zimmerman offers a balanced presentation of the institutions and political processes of the Empire State. He begins with an overview of the state and offers chapters on federal-state and interstate relations; state-local relations; the constitution; political parties, elections, and interest grou...(Read More)
 
 
Governing New York State, Fifth Edition
Governing New York State, Fifth Edition (February 2006)
Robert F. Pecorella - Editor
Jeffrey M. Stonecash - Editor

Essays on New York State government and politics.

New York State, because of its great diversity, has more extensive social and political conflict than most states. Governing New York State: Fifth Edition provides expert assessment of how these conflicts are organized and represented, and how the political process and political institutions work to seek to resolve them. This newly updated fifth edition contain...(Read More)
 
 
From Snake Pits to Cash Cows
From Snake Pits to Cash Cows (March 2005)
Politics and Public Institutions in New York
Paul J. Castellani - Author

Explains why public institutions for people with developmental disabilities have persevered despite plans to eliminate them.

Public institutions for people with developmental disabilities continue to operate within New York State, although their very existence has been condemned, and public policies directed their complete closure by the year 2000. From Snake Pits to Cash Cows investigates why these institution...(Read More)
 
 
New York State Government
New York State Government (August 2002)
What It Does, How It Works
Robert B. Ward - Author

An up-to-date description of the institutions and activities of New York State government.

This is the first comprehensive examination of New York State government in more than two decades. Robert Ward's book provides readers a thorough grounding in the state Constitution, the three branches of government in Albany, and the broad scope of state activities and services. This highly readable text presents rich and ...(Read More)
 
 
Quicker, Better, Cheaper?
Quicker, Better, Cheaper? (October 2001)
Managing Performance in American Government
Dall Forsythe - Editor

Scholars and practitioners explore American government performance management offering diverse views.

This volume is a rich compendium of experience and diverse views about systems for introducing greater rationality in American governmental systems. With contributions from skeptics as well as proponents, it adds to the debate over the utility of performance management in American government. Focusing on the Government Performance and ...(Read More)
 
 
Governing New York State, Fourth Edition
Governing New York State, Fourth Edition (February 2001)
Jeffrey M. Stonecash - Editor

An indispensable guide to New York State's politics, political institutions, and public policies.

New York State, because of its great diversity, has more extensive social and political conflict than most states. Governing New York State: Fourth Edition provides expert assessment of how these conflicts are organized and represented, and how the political process and political institutions work to resolve them. This newly u...(Read More)
 
 
Charter Revision in the Empire State
Charter Revision in the Empire State (March 1997)
The Politics of New York's 1967 Constitutional Convention
Henrik N. Dullea - Author

Provides an eyewitness record of the people, events, issues, and legacy of this failed convention.

Few citizens know much about the constitution of their state. Some don't even know there is one. Yet state constitutions are basic instruments of our democracy. They structure state and local government and stipulate the rights of citizenship.

In New York State, as in others, the Constituti...(Read More)
 
 
Decision 1997
Decision 1997 (March 1997)
Constitutional Change in New York
Gerald Benjamin - Editor
Henrik N. Dullea - Editor

Discusses why state constitutions matter, the structures and processes of governments, and the rights of citizens.

Few citizens know much about the constitution of their state. Some don't even know there is one. Yet state constitutions are basic instruments of our democracy. They structure state and local government and stipulate the rights of citizenship.

In New York State, as in others...(Read More)
 
 
Transforming Democracy
Transforming Democracy (August 1995)
Legislative Campaign Committees and Political Parties
Daniel M. Shea - Author

Examines the emergence of state-level legislative campaign committees in the U. S., which are quickly becoming the dominant force in state politics, and explores their relationship with traditional party organizations.
This book examines the emergence of state-level legislative campaign committees (LCCs) and their relationship with traditional political party organizations. Now found in 40 states, LCCs provide extensive campaign services ...(Read More)
 
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