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Product Description: In this Fourth Edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS AND REFORM, Donovan, Smith, Mooney, and new co-author Tracy Osborn go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts. Offering an engaging comparative approach, the Fourth Edition shows you how politics and government differ between states and communities, and points out the causes and effects of those variations...read more

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9781285441405 | 4th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2014), cover price $211.95 | About this edition: In this Fourth Edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS AND REFORM, Donovan, Smith, Mooney, and new co-author Tracy Osborn go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts.
9781111833107 | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 31, 2012), cover price $211.95 | About this edition: In this Third Edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS AND REFORM, Donovan, Mooney, and Smith go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts.
9780495802235 | 2 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2010), cover price $233.95 | About this edition: In this second edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS AND REFORM, Donovan, Mooney, and Smith go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts.
9780495090441 | 1 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 4, 2008), cover price $168.95 | About this edition: In STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS AND REFORM, Donovan, Mooney, and Smith intrigue students by going beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts.

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Product Description: Institutions 'matter' to electoral reform advocates and political scientists - both argue that variation in electoral institutions affect how elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and citizen engagement with politics can be renewed...read more

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9780199695409 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 19, 2013, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Institutions 'matter' to electoral reform advocates and political scientists - both argue that variation in electoral institutions affect how elected officials and citizens behave.

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Product Description: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a common sense level. This text is intended for use in a broad array of the social sciences, including Political Science, Sociology and Psychology...read more

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9781439082423, titled "The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking" | 10th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 12, 2010), cover price $95.95 | also contains The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking | About this edition: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a common sense level.
9780312096434 | 6th edition (Bedford/st Martins, November 1, 1994), cover price $19.95 | also contains Festival de genialidades (mas o menos) / Everything's Amazing (Sort of)

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Product Description: In Reapportionment and Redistricting in the West, Gary F. Moncrief brings together some of the best-known scholars in American state and electoral politics to explore the unique processes and problems of redistricting in the western United States...read more
By Micah Altman (contributor), Jason Casellas (contributor), Todd Donovan (contributor), Vladimir Kogan (contributor) and Gary Moncrief (editor)

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9780739167618 | Lexington Books, December 22, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In Reapportionment and Redistricting in the West, Gary F.

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Product Description: In this second edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS & REFORM: THE ESSENTIALS--a concise version of their acclaimed new text--Donovan, Smith, and Mooney go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts and offer an engaging comparative approach, showing students how politics and government differ between states and communities and describing the causes and effects of those variations...read more

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9780495908104, titled "State & Local Politics: Institutions & Reform: The Essentials" | 2 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 18, 2011), cover price $131.95 | About this edition: In this second edition of STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: INSTITUTIONS & REFORM: THE ESSENTIALS--a concise version of their acclaimed new text--Donovan, Smith, and Mooney go beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts and offer an engaging comparative approach, showing students how politics and government differ between states and communities and describing the causes and effects of those variations.
9780495567899 | 1 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 30, 2009), cover price $138.95 | About this edition: In STATE AND LOCAL POLITICS: Institutions & Reform: THE ESSENTIALS--a concise version of their acclaimed new text--Donovan, Mooney, and Smith intrigue students by going beyond the purely descriptive treatment usually found in state and local texts.

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Product Description: If Barack Obama had not won in Iowa, most commentators believe that he would not have been able to go on to capture the Democratic nomination for president. Why Iowa? offers the definitive account of those early weeks of the campaign season: from how the Iowa caucuses work and what motivates the candidates’ campaigns, to participation and turnout, as well as the lingering effects that the campaigning had on Iowa voters...read more

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9780226706955 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 15, 2010, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: If Barack Obama had not won in Iowa, most commentators believe that he would not have been able to go on to capture the Democratic nomination for president.

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9780226706962 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 15, 2010, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: If Barack Obama had not won in Iowa, most commentators believe that he would not have been able to go on to capture the Democratic nomination for president.

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Product Description: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods, and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a commonsense level. This text is intended for use in a broad array of the social sciences, including Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology...read more

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9781133607670 | 11 pap/psc edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $86.95 | About this edition: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods, and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a commonsense level.
9781439082423 | 10th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 12, 2010), cover price $95.95 | also contains Elements of Social Scientific Thinking | About this edition: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a common sense level.
9780495015857 | 9 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, May 4, 2007), cover price $91.95 | About this edition: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking, this classic text--a favorite with students for over 30 years--makes scientific thinking, research methods and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a common sense level.
9780534614119 | 8 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2003), cover price $62.95 | About this edition: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking, this classic text-a favorite with students for over 25 years-makes scientific thinking, research methods and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a common sense level.
9780312208622 | Wadsworth Pub Co, November 1, 2000, cover price $26.95 | also contains Collateral Damage

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Product Description: Democratic elections are designed to create unequal outcomes: for some to win, others have to lose. This book examines the consequences of this inequality for the legitimacy of democratic political institutions and systems. Using survey data collected in democracies around the globe, the authors argue that losing generates ambivalent attitudes towards political authorities...read more

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9780199276387 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 7, 2005, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: 'Based on data from democracies across the globe, this book examines how election losers and their supporters respond to their loss and how institutions shape losing'--Provided by publisher.

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9780199232000 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 29, 2007, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: Democratic elections are designed to create unequal outcomes: for some to win, others have to lose.

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Product Description: This book offers a general discussion of a wide range of political reforms by addressing how the American political system would be different if various reforms were adopted. Advocating a wide menu of proposals and weighing their good and bad effects, this book does not attempt exhaustive analysis of a single topic...read more

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9780130994554 | Prentice Hall, August 1, 2003, cover price $56.80 | About this edition: This book offers a general discussion of a wide range of political reforms by addressing how the American political system would be different if various reforms were adopted.

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Product Description: Book by Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, David Brockington

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9780814209172 | Ohio State Univ Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Book by Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, David Brockington

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Product Description: Referenda on important public policy questions have come to play a central role in policy making in many states. Referenda, or ballot propositions, have resulted in limits on taxation and limits on the number of terms of elected officials, and have dealt with bilingual education, campaign finances, and affirmative action, in states all over the country...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780472109425 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Referenda on important public policy questions have come to play a central role in policy making in many states.

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9780472087150 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Referenda on important public policy questions have come to play a central role in policy making in many states.

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Product Description: Early in the twentieth century, many American states began experimenting with direct democracy. Direct democracy-primarily the initiative device-allows groups to place directly before voters laws affecting taxation, spending, term limits, school choice, gay rights, immigration, and numerous other state issues...read more
By Shaun Bowler (editor), Todd Donovan (editor) and Caroline Tolbert (editor)

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9780814207772 | Ohio State Univ Pr, July 1, 1998, cover price $55.95

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9780814207789 | Ohio State Univ Pr, July 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Early in the twentieth century, many American states began experimenting with direct democracy.

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