This book discusses the patterns of cleavage and division in New York—regional, partisan, economic, and political—. It facilitates the New York citizens' understanding of their government, what's right about it, what's wrong, and what the individual citizen can do.
Table of Contents
1. The States of New York 2. New York in the Federal System 3. Parties, Politics, and Elections 4. Power, Pluralism, and the Permanent Government 5. The Living Constitution 6. Struggles for Power, Position, and Access 7. Making Public Policy 8. Taxing, Spending, and Public Policy Priorities 9. Epilogue