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Published: 14 December 2012

368 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199859214

Bookseller Code (04)

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Budgeting: Politics and Power

Second Edition

Carol W. Lewis and W. Bartley Hildreth

New to this Edition:

  • Frames markets alongside politics and democracy as key budget factors
  • Tracks the budgetary impacts of the recent recession and 2010 electoral shifts
  • Traces recent shifts in public opinion, ideology, and partisanship
  • Updates statistics and examples throughout the book, including the findings of the 2010 census and the most recent spending and revenue patterns
  • Updates issues, including one state's shutdown and a showdown with organized labor in another state
  • Includes five new case studies (for chapters 2, 3, 5, 6, 7)
  • Expands the glossary (Appendix B)
  • Includes almost 30 new or updated figures and about 9 new or updated tables

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