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Race, Performance, and Approval of Mayors (Hardback)
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Race, Performance, and Approval of Mayors (Hardback)

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Hardback 172 Pages / Published: 10/04/2007
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Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. This book is a study of why people approve and disapprove of the mayor in four cities with long histories of racial conflict: New Orleans, Detroit, Chicago and Charlotte NC. It examines the relative influence of race, racial factors, racial environment, and perceptions of the quality of life in determining mayoral approval.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403974594
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 375 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.


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"Mayors are increasingly important actors in the political and economic arenas, and political scientists have unfortunately ignored them for far too long. What research that does exist tends to be case-studies of individual mayors, individual elections, or individual cities. This book however, puts mayors at the center and provides the most comprehensive theoretical treatment of mayoral performance to date. By incorporating insights from literature in both social psychology and public choice, Howell's analysis of how individuals evaluate public officials and the quality of local conditions and services is not only extremely rich but more accurately reflects the trade offs and cognitive processes that go into these judgments. This is a must read for urban scholars as well as those interested in political representation, public policy, and the political process more generally. Race, Performance and Approval of Mayors is also an excellent text for both undergraduate and graduate courses on urban politics. I will definitely adopt it for my course!" - Melissa Marschall, Associate Professor of Political Science, Rice University

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