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West Virginia politics and government

Author: Richard A Brisbin
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Series: Politics and governments of the American states.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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West Virginia Politics and Government offers the only recent study of politics in the Mountain State. Combining new empirical information about political behavior with a close examination of the capacity of the state's government, this second edition is a comprehensive and pointed study of the ability of the state's government to respond to the needs of a largely rural and relatively low-income population. The  Read more...
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West Virginia politics and government.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008028718
(OCoLC)221147914
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Brisbin
ISBN: 9780803219366 0803219369
OCLC Number: 311593451
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 331 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Introduction : mountain state politics --
Sources of the political agenda : geography, history, economy, and political culture --
Public contributions to the political agenda : participation, parties, and elections --
Interest group politics --
Intergovernmental relations and the political agenda --
Constitutional politics --
The legislature --
The governor and executive offices --
The administration of state policies --
The budget process --
The judiciary --
Local government --
Policy controversies and the capacity of the state government.
Series Title: Politics and governments of the American states.
Responsibility: Richard A. Brisbin, Jr. [and others].

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Offers the only recent study of politics in the Mountain State. Combining new empirical information about political behaviour with a close examination of the capacity of the state's government, this  Read more...

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