Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
POL 231 City Hall and Albany
4 hours; 4 credits
A study of New York City’s mayoralty, New York State’s governorship, the City and State legislatures, the interest groups and political parties to which these institutions are sometimes beholden, and the use and decline of patronage. Attention will be paid to City-State relations and to the financial problems and the racial-ethnic tensions that City and State must confront. Comparisons with other cities and states will be made. (social science) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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