Governing States and Localities

8th Edition

Kevin B. Smith; Alan Greenblatt
eISBN-13: 9781544388649

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From the implications of Donald Trump’s presidency on intergovernmental relations to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on state-federal relations, the Eighth Edition of Governing States and Localities introduces students to the most recent challenges, developments, and political changes impacting state and local politics. Employing a comparative approach, bestselling authors Kevin B. Smith and Alan Greenblatt illustrate the similarities and differences in the way state and local governments operate to show students the real-world application of policy and politics. Following a crisp journalistic style with magazine-quality graphics and top-ten takeaways per chapter that keep students engaged, this edition provides a comprehensive introduction to state and local governments that is easily accessible to undergraduates in a variety of majors.



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ISBNs 9781544388601, 9781544388601, 1544388640, 9781544388649
Language English
Number of Pages 592
Edition 8th