POLI 101: State and Local Government in the United States

This is an introductory course on the politics and policies of subnational governments in the United States. The course devotes some attention to localities but concentrates on the states. Emphasis is placed on the role of states and localities in the federal system and the importance of recent political changes affecting them.

Required Texts:

  • Bowman and Kearney, State and Local Government, 7th edition (2008), ISBN 978-0547218700
  • Stinebrickner, Annual Editions: State and Local Government,14th edition (2009), ISBN 978-0073516318

View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

Contact the Friday Center at StuServ@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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