Updated in its 2nd edition,Georgia Politics in a State of Change, explores Georgia’s constitution, politics, and government. It combines historical background and the most current scholarship to tell the story of Georgia politics from the state’s founding to the institutions, policies, and people changing Georgia today. Written with an entertaining, conversational style, this concise text provides expansive treatment of Georgia politics and covers new ground not available in any other book on the subject.
Table of Contents
Part I: Georgia Politics: From Talmadgism to Two-Party Competition
1. Georgia and the Rule of the Rustics
2. Georgia Geography and Politics
3. Republican Rebirth, Democratic Delaying Actions
Part II: Constitutions and Institutions
4. The Georgia Constitution
5. The Georgia General Assembly
6. The Executive Branch
7. The Judicial System
8. Local Government
Part III: Agents of Change
9. Voting Rights in Georgia
Part IV: Linking the Public to the Government
11. Political Parties
12. Interest Groups
13. The Electoral Process
14. Education Policy
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