Half Title Page.
Summary Table of Contents.
Table of Contents.
About the Editors.
The Past, Present, and Future of State Politics and Policy Research.
2: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations.
3: The Past, Present, and Future Role of State Constitutions.
4: Geography, Political Culture, and American Politics.
5: Interstate Interactions.
6: Elections and Voter Participation.
7: Democratic Responsiveness.
8: Initiative and Referendum.
9: Election Administration.
10: Influences on State Elections.
11: Parties, Interest Groups, and Media.
12: State Party Organizations.
13: Interest Groups and Their Influence.
14: Regulating Interest Groups in the States.
15: Media Politics in the States.
17: History and Development of State Legislatures, 1619 to 1961.
19: Legislative Diversity.
20: Leadership and Committee Organization.
21: Legislative Reform.
22: Executive Branch.
23: Gubernatorial Backgrounds, History, Elections, Powers.
26: Organization and Structure of State Courts.
27: Judicial Selection and Retention of State Court Judges.
28: Specialization in the Courts.
29: Courts and the Initiative and Referendum Process.
30: Public Policy.
31: Policy Process in the States.
32: Innovations and Diffusion.
33: Fiscal Policy.
34: Moral Issues.
35: Criminal Justice Policy and Public Safety in the American States.
36: Education Policy.
37: Environmental Policy.
38: Health Care.
Guide to Information and Data about the States.