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Inside the Carnival : Unmasking Louisiana Politics.

Author: Wayne Parent
Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With both an entertainer's eye and a social scientist's rigor, Wayne Parent subjects Louisiana's politics to rational and empirical analysis, seeking and finding coherent reasons for the state's well-known unique history. He resists resorting to vague hand-waving about 'exoticism,' while at the same time he brings to life the juicy stories that illustrate his points. Pa rent's main theme is that Louisiana's ethnic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parent, Wayne.
Inside the Carnival : Unmasking Louisiana Politics.
Baton Rouge : LSU Press, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Parent
ISBN: 9780807129388 0807129380 9780807161784 0807161780
OCLC Number: 958500777
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Description: 1 online resource (214 pages)
Contents: COVER; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1. Political Culture; 2. Participation; 3. Government; 4. Local Politics; 5. Change; Epilogue; Appendix 1: Maps; Appendix 2: Tables; NOTES; SELECTED READINGS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W

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Wayne Parent offers an analysis of the often bizarre politics of Louisiana, which has been long tainted with sleaze and in 1991 featured a race for governor between candidates with connections to the  Read more...

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