State legislatures today : politics under the domes

By Peverill Squire and Gary Moncrief

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Added January 11, 2016

A concise and provocative introduction to State Legislative Politics, State Legislative Politics Today is designed as a supplement for State and Local courses and upper level courses on legislative politics. The book examines state legislatures and state lawmakers, putting them in historical context, showing how they have evolved over the years, and differentiating them from Congress.  It covers state legislative elections (including the impact of redistricting, candidate recruitment, etc.), the changing job description of state legislators, legislatures as organizations, the process by which legislation gets produced, and the influences upon legislators.~ from

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