© 1998

Developments in American Politics 3

  • Gillian Peele
  • Christopher J. Bailey
  • Bruce Cain
  • B. Guy Peters

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction: The United States in the 1990s

    1. Gillian Peele, Christopher J. Bailey, Bruce Cain, B. Guy Peters
      Pages 1-15
  3. The Institutional Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Graham Wilson
      Pages 19-41
    3. John E. Owens
      Pages 42-70
    4. Cornell W. Clayton, James Giordano
      Pages 71-96
    5. Patricia Ingraham
      Pages 97-113
    6. Christopher J. Bailey
      Pages 114-133
  4. Dynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Gillian Peele
      Pages 137-161
    3. Steve Reilly
      Pages 162-182
    4. Bruce E. Cain, Allison Wegner
      Pages 183-208
  5. Public Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. B. Guy Peters
      Pages 211-229
    3. Dilys M. Hill
      Pages 230-251
    4. John Dumbrell
      Pages 252-273
  6. Contemporary Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. Jonathan Parker
      Pages 277-291
    3. Richard L. Engstrom
      Pages 292-306
    4. Jason F. Kirksey
      Pages 307-319

About this book


An entirely up-to-date analytical examination of the main institutions and political processes in the United States written by leading authorities and tightly edited to provide a coherent student text. Focused on the trends of the 1990s, the book sets the scene for a thorough understanding of American politics into the new century.


constitution economic policy foreign policy governance Institution Policy politics social policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Gillian Peele
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Bailey
    • 2
  • Bruce Cain
    • 3
  • B. Guy Peters
    • 4
  1. 1.Lady Margaret HallOxfordUK
  2. 2.Keele UniversityUK
  3. 3.University of California at BerkeleyUSA
  4. 4.University of PittsburghUSA

About the editors

GILLIAN PEELE is Fellow and Tutor in Politics, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

CHRISTOPHER J BAILEY is Senior Lecturer in American Studies, University of Keele.

B GUY PETERS is Maurice Falk Professor of Government, University of Pittsburgh.

BRUCE CAIN is Robson Professor of Government and Acting Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

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