The Political World of a Small Town: A Mirror Image of American Politics

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Contents
Illustrationsix
Foreword by Everett Carll Ladd, Jr.xiii
Prefacexv
1. The Small Town as a Political Laboratory1
2. West Point: History and Community Profile7
3. West Point: Social Attitudes, Political Culture, and Electoral Behavior27
4. West Point: Government, Politics, and Public Policy61
5. Power, Influence, and Policymaking in West Point105
6. The Chesapeake Corporation and West Point: Chesapeake's Evolving Role in the Political Life of the Community149
7. West Point's Polyarchy: A Mirror Image of American Politics181
Bibliography195
Index205

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Political Science ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Foreword xiii
  • Preface xv
  • 1 - The Small Town as a Political Laboratory 1
  • Notes 5
  • 2 - West Point: History and Community Profile 7
  • Notes 25
  • 3 - West Point: Social Attitudes, Political Culture, and Electoral Behavior 27
  • Notes 56
  • 4 - West Point: Government, Politics, and Public Policy 61
  • Notes 101
  • 5 - Power, Influence, and Policymaking in West Point 105
  • Notes 145
  • 6 - The Chesapeake Corporation and West Point: Chesapeake's Evolving Role in the Political Life of the Community 149
  • Notes 177
  • 7 - West Point's Polyarchy: A Mirror Image of American Politics 181
  • Notes 192
  • Bibliography 195
  • Index 205
  • About the Author 209
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