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Georgias Constitution and Government

Robert M. Howard

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ISBN 10: 0820347183 / ISBN 13: 9780820347189
Editorial: University of Georgia Press
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Paperback. 128 pages. Dimensions: 7.9in. x 4.9in. x 0.4in.By state law, graduates of public colleges and universities in Georgia must demonstrate proficiency with both the U. S. and Georgia constitutions. This widely used textbook helps students to satisfy that requirement, either in courses or by examination. This brief and affordable study aid begins with a discussion of the ways that state and local governments, in providing services and allocating funds, affect our daily lives. Subsequent chapters are devoted to the development of our federal system and the importance of constitutions in establishing authority, distributing power, and formalizing procedures how the various state constitutions differ from each other, even as they all complement the U. S. Constitution how constitutions in Georgia have been amended or replaced Georgias governmental institutions at the state, county, and city levels elections in Georgia, including the basic ground rules for holding primaries, general elections, and runoffsKey terms and concepts are covered throughout the book, as well as important court cases at the national and state level. In addition, helpful lists, diagrams, and tables summarize and compare such information as the structure of Georgias court system the number of constitutions each of the fifty states has had, the number of times each states constitution has been amended, and the length of each states current constitution various procedures used by the states to amend their constitutions Georgias ten constitutions, with highlights of their major changes or features the number of amendments voted on in Georgia from 1984 to 2012 the executive branch officials elected by the public across states the constitutional boards and commissions in Georgia, with details on the methods by which members are chosen the number and types of local governments in Georgia since 1952 including counties, municipalities, school districts, and special districts the major federal cases in which Georgia has been a party, on issues of discrimination, representation, freedom of speech and the press, the accused or convicted of crimes, and the right to privacy rights and liberties, and how constitutions guarantee and protect them This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9780820347189

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Título: Georgias Constitution and Government

Editorial: University of Georgia Press

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

Tipo de libro: Paperback

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By state law, graduates of public colleges and universities in Georgia must demonstrate proficiency with both the U.S. and Georgia constitutions. This widely used textbook helps students to satisfy that requirement, either in courses or by examination.

About the Author:

RICHARD M. ENGSTROM has held faculty positions at Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University. He teaches and does research on state politics, elections, and public opinion. He is coauthor of the book Quality of Life in the Atlanta Metro Area. ROBERT M. HOWARD is a professor of political science at Georgia State University in Atlanta. His books include of Getting a Poor Return: Courts, Justice, and Taxes. ARNOLD FLEISCHMANN is a professor of political science, and department head, at Eastern Michigan University and is the coauthor of Politics in Georgia (Georgia).

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