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State legislatures today : politics under the domes

Author: Peverill Squire
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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A concise and provocative introduction to state legislative politics, State Legislatures Today examines legislatures and lawmakers, placing them in historical context, showing how they have evolved over the years, and differentiating them from Congress. This books covers state legislative elections, the changing job of state legislators, legislatures as organizations, the legislative process, and the various  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peverill Squire
ISBN: 9781442247475 1442247479 9781442247499 1442247495
OCLC Number: 903873266
Notes: Includes index.
Description: v, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ninety-Nine Chambers and Why They Matter --
State Legislative Campaigns and Elections --
The Changing Job of State Legislator --
Legislative Organization across the States --
The Legislative Process in the States --
The Legislative Context --
Are State Legislatures Representative Institutions?
Responsibility: Peverill Squire and Gary Moncrief.

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A concise and provocative introduction to state legislative politics, this book a supplement for state and local government courses and upper level courses on legislative politics. It examines state  Read more...
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This volume examines the legislatures of the 50 American states. While it is organized as a textbook, a general reader will find it fruitful reading. Squire and Moncrief begin with the organization Read more...

 
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