From New Federalism to Devolution: Twenty-Five Years of Intergovernmental Reform

Synopsis

Expanding and updating his acclaimed book, New Federalism: Intergovernmental Reform from Nixon to Reagan (1988), Timothy Conlan provides a comprehensive look at intergovernmental reform from Nixon to the 104th Congress. Conlan focuses on why Republicans placed so much emphasis on reform; the policies and politics of Nixon's " New Federalism" , and the " Reagan Revolution" ; and the limitations and achievements of the 104th Congress.