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Politics and Public Policy in Arizona, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Politics and Public Policy in Arizona, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Zachary A. Smith


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This completely revised edition of Smith's classic text on Arizona politics and public policy brings its examination up to date through the most recent election cycle. Intended for courses on state and local politics and policy, the text provides an introduction to and analysis of the political process in the State of Arizona and the policies that process has produced. The new edition includes contributions from experts on Arizona law, politics, criminal justice, and sociology, and retains the first edition's two-pronged analysis of Arizona's political institutions (the courts, legislature, governor's office, etc.) and the current policy issues facing the state (the environment, water, health care, immigration, and land use, among others). The complete text for courses in public policy and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275952747
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/30/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 0.69(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)
Lexile: 1470L (what's this?)

About the Author

ZACHARY A. SMITH is Professor of Political Science at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and is the author of 10 books and many articles on politics, public administration, and environmental and natural resource policy.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Zachary A. Smith

The Policy Context: Institutions and Process

Parties and Elections in Arizona by Leonard Ritt

The Arizona Legislature by Douglas A. Brown and Robert L. Jones

Executive Organization and Bureaucracy in Arizona by Matthew J. Lindstrom and Stephen F. Robar

Local Government in Arizona: Form, Structure and Politics by Dan A. Cothran

Law Enforcement and the Courts in Arizona by Jona Goldschmidt

The Policy Environment

Education in Arizona by Lisa F. Smith and L. Kay Walker

Indians in Arizona by Devon A. Mihesuah

Women and the Politics of Public Policy by Rita Mae Kelly

Health Policy in Arizona by Deborah Mathieu

Social Welfare Policy in Arizona by Connie Brooks and Lela Montfort

La Raza: United States Citizens of Mexican Descent in Arizona by David E. Camacho

Public Finance and the Arizona Economy by Dan A. Cothran

Financing Municipal Infrastructure: Who Pays and Who Benefits from Municipal Development by Alvin Mushkatel and Connie Padian

The Open Range on the Urban Fringe: Land Use Planning in Arizona by Alan A. Lew and R. Dawn Hawley

The Management of Federal Lands in Arizona by Hanna Cortner and David A. King

Environmental Policy in Arizona by Martin A. Nie and Zachary A. Smith

Water Policy in Arizona by Zachary A. Smith


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