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Rhode Island Politics and Government

Maureen Moakley, Elmer E. Cornwell - Political Science - 2001 - 244 pages
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the union, yet it is also one of the most densely populated. Its political culture has until recently resembled the old-style patronage ...
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The Decline of Representative Democracy: Process, Participation, and Power ...

Alan Rosenthal - Political Science - 1997 - 369 pages
Based on a leading scholar's firsthand observations of legislatures as well as extensive interviews with legislators, legislative staff, and lobbyists, this important work ...
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Engines of Democracy: Politics and Policymaking in State Legislatures

Alan Rosenthal - Political Science - 2008 - 442 pages
State legislators have often been in the shadow of their national counterparts, but they drive the processes of democracy. Rosenthal brings together a lifetime of research and ...
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Heavy Lifting: The Job of the American Legislature

Alan Rosenthal - Political Science - 2004 - 247 pages
What makes for a “good” legislature? In Heavy Lifting, Alan Rosenthal traveled to five states, interviewing and shadowing legislators to find out the answer. Through this ...
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The Best Job in Politics: Exploring How Governors Succeed as Policy Leaders

Alan Rosenthal - Political Science - 2012 - 278 pages
"My worst day as governor was better than my best day as a United States senator."--Former Governor Tim Carper (D-DE, 1993-2001) Governors--both in, and now out of, office--see ...
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New Challenges for Documentary: Second Edition

Alan Rosenthal, John Corner - Performing Arts - 2005 - 507 pages
The first edition of this book provided a major stimulus for teaching about documentary film and television and fresh encouragement for critical thinking about practice. This ...
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