Colorado Politics & Government: Governing the Centennial State

Colorado Politics & Government: Governing the Centennial State

Colorado Politics & Government: Governing the Centennial State

Colorado Politics & Government: Governing the Centennial State

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"Welcome to the inside story of how Colorado runs and who runs it. This eminently readable and engrossing book tells a great story about a great state."-Richard D. Lamm, governor of Colorado, 1975-87."Excellent-this book will provide an extremely valuable service for the citizens of Colorado for years to come."-Colorado State Senator Mike Bird."Colorado Politics and Government is a magnificent book, greatly assisting us to understand state and local politics. It makes government by the people interesting, desirable, and possible."-Pat Montgomery, Park County commissioner."An excellent book on Colorado politics and governance. A long-needed and well-written study-a superb job of relating the past to the present and preparing the reader for tomorrow's Colorado."-Duane A. Smith, historian, Fort Lewis College."One of the best road maps to understanding the nature of contemporary Colorado."-Bill Hornby, senior editor, Denver Post.Colorado Politics and Government provides a political history and analysis of the state, emphasizing contemporary problems, conflicts, and their possible resolutions. In examining the political culture of the state, the authors elaborate on the political beliefs and voting patterns of its citizens and examine key political institutions, such as the governorship, the legislature, political parties, and the courts.Thomas B. Cronin is McHugh Professor of American Institutions and Leadership at The Colorado College. He is the author of numerous books, including Direct Democracy: The Politics of Initiative, Referendum and Recall, Rethinking the Presidency; The State of the Presidency, and is co-author of Government by the People.Robert D. Loevy is director of the Center for Practical Politics and a professor of political science at The Colorado College. He is the author of The Flawed Path to the Presidency and To End All Segregation: The Politics of the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as co-author of American Government: We Are One.
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