PUBLICATIONS

States and State Constitutions

2015

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2015. “The Politics of Educational Change: What Can We Learn from the School Consolidation Acts of 1961 and 1963?Policy Brief. Philadelphia: Center on Regional Politics, Temple University. Free full text. 

2014

Kincaid, John. 2014. “Early State History and Constitutions.” In The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government, ed. Donald P. Haider. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 239-270. Description and ordering information.

2013

Leckrone, J. Wesley and Justin Gollob. 2013. “Federalism and the Pennsylvania Legislature: Partisanship and Intergovernmental Priorities.” Commonwealth: A Journal of Political Science 16 (September): 21-40. Free full text.

2010

Leckrone, J. Wesley, Joseph McLaughlin, Paul Wolfgang, Justin Gollob, Jason Bossie, JayJennings and Michelle Atherton. 2010. “The Pennsylvania Policy Database Project: A Model for Comparative Analysis.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly 10 (Fall): 320-336. Free full text.

2009

Kincaid, John. 2009. “Constitutions, State” and “Eminent Domain.” Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions, ed. Donald P. Haider-Markel. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 717-719, 754-755. Description and ordering information.

Marbach, Joseph. 2009. “History and Politics.” In Mapping New Jersey: An Evolving Landscape, eds. Maxine Lurie and Peter O. Wacker. New Brunswick, NJ: Rivergate Books. Description and ordering information.

Marbach, Joseph. 2009. “A Winning Strategy for Governor.” Bergen Record, Nov. 8.

Marbach, Joseph. 2009. “The Beginning of the Home Stretch.” Bergen Record, Oct. 4.

2008

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2008. “Mississippi Settles Lawsuits with Cigarette Makers.” In Great Events from History: The Twentieth Century, 1971-2000, ed. Robert F. Gorman. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press. Description and ordering information.

Lutz, Donald S. 2008. “Foreward: The Genesis of a Research Agenda; or, The Story of Four Unbidden Muses.” In The Constitutionalism of American States. eds. George E. Connor and Christopher W. Hammons. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, xv-xviii. Free full text.

Marbach, Joseph. 2008. “Asset Monetization: For Whom the Tolls Toll.” Bergen Record, Jan. 13.

2007

Marbach, Joseph. 2007. “Government in New Jersey is Just a Service.” Camden Courier Post, Sept. 30.

2006

Kincaid, John. 2006. Review of Interpreting State Constitutions: A Jurisprudence of Function in a Federal System, by James A. Gardner. Political Science Quarterly 121: (Summer): 351-352. Paid access.

Marbach, Joseph. 2006. “The Not-So-Special Session.” New York Times, Sept. 24.

2005

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2005. Review of Democratic Delusions: The Initiative Process in America, by Richard J. Ellis. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 35 (Fall): 639-641. Paid access. 

2004

Marbach, Joseph. 2004. “Brendan Byrne,” “Donald DiFrancesco,” “Charles Edison,” “James Florio,” “Harold Hoffman,” “Frank Lautenberg,” and “Peter Rodino.” In Encyclopedia of New Jersey, eds. Maxine Lurie and Marc Mappen. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Description and ordering information.

2003

Lutz, Donald S. 2003. “State Constitution Making through 1781.” In A Companion to the American Revolution, eds. Jack P. Greene and J. R. Pole. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 269-280. Description and ordering information.

2002

Kincaid, John. 2002. “Interstate Cooperation in the United States.” In Reformen durch interregionale Zusammenarbeit, ed., Bertlesmann-Kommission. Gütersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stifung, 23-37.

2001

Schechter, Stephen L. 2001. Review of Understanding State Constitutions by G. Alan Tarr. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences (June). Free full text.

2000

Elazar, Daniel J. 2000. Introduction to Hawaii Politics and Government: An American State in a Pacific World, by Richard Pratt with Zachary Smith. Lincoln: Nebraska University Press. Description and ordering information. 

Schechter, Stephen L. 2000. Review of New York Politics and Government: Competition and Compassion, by Sarah Liebschutz with Robert W. Bailey. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 30 (Fall): 178-180. Paid access. 

1999

Elazar, Daniel J., Virginia Gray and Wyman Spano. 1999. Minnesota Politics and Government. Lincoln: University of Nebraska. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1999. “Foreward: The Moral Compass of State Constitutionalism.” Rutgers Law Journal 30 (4): 849-870.

Kincaid, John. 1999. Review of Understanding State Constitutions, by G. Alan Tarr. American Political Science Review 93 (December): 984-985. Paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. 1999. “The Legislative Process in Colonial America and in the States Before 1789.” In The Invention and History of Legislative Procedures in the American Congress. ed. Kenneth R. Bowling. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.

Marbach, Joseph. 1999. “A Resource Guide to the Study of Contemporary Pennsylvania Politics and Government.” Commonwealth: A Journal of Political Science 10: 88 – 103. Free full text. 

Marbach, Joseph. 1999. “Riverboat Gambling in Illinois: A Policy Assessment.” Gaming Law Review 3, 2/3: 151-56. Paid access. 

1998

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. Introduction to New York Politics and Government: Competition and Compassion, by Sarah Liebschutz with Robert W. Bailey, Jeffrey M. Stonecash, Jane Shapiro Zackek and Joseph Zimmerman. Lincoln: University of Nebraska. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. Introduction to Arizona Politics and Government: The Quest for Autonomy, Democracy and Development, by David Berman. Lincoln: University of Nebraska. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. “In Memoriam: Terry Sanford.” The Federalism Report 22 (Spring): 4. Free full text. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1998. “In Memoriam: Terry Sanford.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 28 (Winter): 259-261. Paid access. 

1996

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. Introduction to West Virginia Politics and Government: Institutional Capacity and the Struggle for Responsive Government, by Richard A. Brisbin, Jr., Robert Jay Dilger, Allan S. Hammock and Christopher Z. Mooney. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. Introduction to Nevada Politics and Government: Conservatism in an Open Society, by Don W. Driggs and Leonard E. Goodall. Lincoln: University of Nebraska. Description and ordering Information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. Introduction to Illinois Politics and the Expanding Metropolitan Frontier, by Samuel Gove and James Nowlan. Lincoln: University of Nebraska.

Lutz, Donald S. 1996.”Constitutional Amendment in American State Constitutions.” In Constitutional Politics in the States: Contemporary Controversies and Historical Patterns. ed. G. Alan Tarr. Westport: Greenwood Press.

1995

Elazar, Daniel J. 1995. Introduction to Michigan Government and Politics, by William P. Browne and Kenneth VerBerg. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

1994

Kincaid, John. 1994. “Governing the American States.” In Developments in American Politics, eds. Gillian Peele, Christopher J. Bailey, Bruce Cain, and Guy B. Peters, 2nd ed. London: Macmillan, 200-217 and Chatham, NJ: Chatham House, 1995, 200-217.

1993

Elazar, Daniel J. 1993. Introduction to New Jersey Politics and Government: Suburban Politics Comes of Age, by Barbara G. Salmore and Stephen A. Salmore. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Elazar, Daniel. 1993. Introduction to South Carolina Politics and Government, by Cole Blease Graham, Jr. and William V. Moore. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1993. Introduction to Colorado Politics and Government: Governing the Centennial State, by Thomas E. Cronin and Robert D. Loewy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel. 1993. Introduction to North Carolina Government and Politics, by Jack D. Fleer. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel. 1993. Introduction to Kentucky Politics and Government: Do We Stand United?, by Penny M. Miller. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel. 1993. Introduction to Alaska Politics and Government, by Gerald McBeath and Thomas A. Morehouse. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1993. “A Response to Professor Gardner’s ‘The Failed Discourse of State Constitutionalism.'” Rutgers Law Journal 24 (Summer): 23-37.

1992

Elazar, Daniel J. 1992. Introduction to Mississippi Government and Politics: Modernizers Versus Traditionalists, by Dale Krane and Stephen D. Schaffer. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1992. Introduction to Maine Politics and Government, by Kenneth T. Palmer, G. Thomas Taylor and Marcus A. LiBrizzi. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Kincaid, John and Robert F. Williams. 1992. “The New Judicial Federalism: The States’ Lead in Rights Protection.” The Journal of State Government 65 (April-June): 50-52.

Partly reprinted in Karen O’Connor and Larry J. Sabato, eds. 1995. American Government: Roots and Reform, 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 99.

Also reprinted in Bruce Stinebrickner, ed. 1996. Annual Editions: State and Local Government. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing, 110-112.

Lutz, Donald S. 1992. “The State Constitutional Pedigree of the U.S. Bill of Rights.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 22 (Spring): 19-45. Abstract and paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. 1992.  “The States and the U.S. Bill of Rights.” Southern Illinois University Law Journal  16 (Winter): 251-62.

1991

Elazar, Daniel J. 1991. Introduction to Oklahoma Politics and Policies: Governing the Sooner State, by Robert E. England, George G. Humphreys, and David R. Morgan. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Kincaid, John and Mark L. Glasser. 1991. “Selected Rights Enumerated in State Constitutions.” Intergovernmental Perspective 17 (Fall): 35-44.

Lutz, Donald S. 1991. “The State Foundations of the U.S. Bill of Rights.” Intergovernmental Perspective 17 (Fall): 6-13. Free full text.

Lutz, Donald S. 1991. “State Constitution-Making Through 1781.” In Encyclopedia of the American Revolution, eds. J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Paid access. 

1990

Kincaid, John. 1990. “Commentary: State Antitrust Law in the Context of a New Intergovernmental and International Environment.” Washburn Law Journal 29 (Winter): 188-199. Paid access. 

Kincaid, John. 1990. Review of Human Rights in the States: New Directions in Constitutional Policymaking, ed. Stanley H. Friedelbaum. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 20 (Summer): 182-184. Paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. 1990. “The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut.” In Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Madison: Madison House, 24-28.

Lutz, Donald S. 1990. “The Virginia Declaration of Rights and Constitution of 1776.” In Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Madison: Madison House, 150-153.

1989

Kincaid, John. 1989. “Fiscal Capacity and Tax Effort of the American States: Trends and Issues.” Public Budgeting and Finance 9 (Autumn): 4-26. Abstract and paid access. 

1988

Elazar, Daniel J. 1988. Foreword to Arkansas Politics and Government: Do the People Rule?, by Dianne D. Blair. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1988. Foreward to Alabama Government & Politics, by James D. Thomas and William H. Stewart. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information. 

Elazar, Daniel J. and Robert F. Williams. 1988. “The Principles and Traditions Underlying State Constitutions.” In State Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials. Washington, DC: Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 30–33. Paid access. 

Kincaid, John, ed. 1988. “State Constitutions in a Federal System.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 496 (March): 12-22. Paid access. 

Kincaid, John. 1988. “State Court Protections of Individual Rights Under State Constitutions: The New Judicial Federalism.” The Journal of State Government 61 (September/October): 163-169.

Reprinted in Thad L. Beyle, ed. 1989. State Government: CQ’s Guide to Current Issues and Activities, 1989-90. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 152-158.

Kincaid, John. 1988. Review of The New Economic Role of American States: Strategies in a Competitive World Economy, by R. Scott Fosler. Journal of Urban Affairs 10: 312-313. Abstract and paid access. 

Kincaid, John and Sandra B. McCray. 1988. “State Bank Taxation and the Rise of Interstate Banking: A Survey of the States.” Intergovernmental Perspective 14 (Fall): 18-22.

Reprinted in Tax Notes 41 (November 28, 1988): 981-985.

Kincaid, John. 1983. “Texans Like The Colony.” National Civic Review 72 (December): 626-628. Paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. 1988. “The Colonial Background to New York State Constitutionalism.” In A Documentary History of New York State Constitutions, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Albany: The N. Y. State Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution.

1987

Lutz, Donald S. 1987. Review of Big Mules and Branchheads: James E. Folsom and Political Power in Alabama, by Anne Permaloff and Carl Grafton. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 17 (Fall): 220-222. Paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. Kent Tedin, and Edward P. Fuchs, eds. 1987. Perspectives on American and Texas Politics. Dubuque, IA: Kendal Hunt Publishing Co.

1986

Kincaid, John, Ronald K. L. Collins and Peter J. Galie. 1986. “State High Courts, State Constitutions, and Individual Rights Litigation Since 1980: A Judicial Survey.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 16 (Summer): 141-161. Abstract and paid access. 

Reprinted in Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 13 (Summer 1986): 599-621.

1982

Elazar, Daniel J. 1982. “The Principles and Traditions Underlying American State Constitutions.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 12 (Winter): 11-25. Paid access. 

Kincaid, John, ed. 1982. Political Culture, Public Policy and the American States. Philadelphia: ISHI Press.  

Lutz, Donald S. 1982. “The Purposes of American State Constitutions.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 12 (Winter): 27-44. Paid access. 

1980

Lutz, Donald S. 1980. Popular Consent and Popular Control: Whig Political Theory in the Early State Constitutions. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

Lutz, Donald S. 1980.  “The Theory of Consent in the Early State Constitutions.” In Republicanism, Representation, and Consent: Views of the Founding Era. ed. Daniel Elazar, Philadelphia: Transaction Press. Ordering information. 

1979

Lutz, Donald S. 1979. “The Theory of Consent in the Early State Constitutions.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism  9 (Spring): 11-42. Paid access. 

1978

Elazar, Daniel J. 1978. “The Resurgence of the States: An Interview with Daniel Elazar.” State Legislatures 4 (January/February): 4-6.

1976

Elazar, Daniel J. 1976. “The States as Keystones: A Reassessment in the Mid-1970’s.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 6 (Winter): 3-19. Paid access. 

Lutz, Donald S. and James R. Williams. 1976. Minimum Coalitions in Legislatures: A Review of the Evidence. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

1975

Lutz, Donald S. 1975. “Coalition Formation in the Texas Legislature: Issues, Payoffs, and Winning Coalition Size.” Political Research Quarterly 28 (June): 296-315. Paid access. 

1974

Murray, Richard W. and Donald S. Lutz. 1974. “Redistricting Decisions in the American States: A Test of the Minimal Winning Coalition Hypothesis.” American Journal of Political Science 18 (May): 233-255.

1973

Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. “A New Golden Age for the States: Do They Have the Will to Respond?” In Serving the States Since 1933. Lexington: Council of State Governments.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1974. “A New Golden Age for the States: Do They Have the Will to Respond?” Current (July).

1971

Elazar, Daniel J. 1971. Foreword to Supreme Courts in State Politics: An Investigation of the Judicial Role, ed. Henry R. Glick. New York: Basic Books.

Moore, Andre Anthony. 1971. “Political Culture in Pennsylvania: Empirical Analysis.” Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism. Free full text. 

1970

Elazar, Daniel J. 1970. “Developments in the States in 1969.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

Stevens, R. Michael. 1970. “The Role of Political Parties: An Exploration of Political Culture in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.” Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism. Free full text.

1969

Elazar, Daniel J. 1969. State Activities and Intergovernmental Developments in 1968. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Elazar, Daniel. 1969. “Developments in the States in 1968.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

1968

Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. “Developments in the States in 1967.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

1967

Elazar, Daniel J. 1967. “Developments in the States in 1966.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

1966

Elazar, Daniel J. 1966. “Developments in the States in 1965.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

1965

Elazar, Daniel J. 1965. “The States and the Nation.” In Politics in the American States: A Comparative Analysis, eds. Herbert Jacob and Kenneth Vines. Boston: Little Brown, 428-64.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. “The States and the Nation.” U.S. Army Education Manual.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1970. “The States and the Nation.” In American Politics: Research and Readings, eds. Stephen V. Monsma and Jack R. VanDerSlik. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1970. “The States and the Nation.” In The Fiber of Democracy: Readings in American Government and Politics, eds. William E. Brigman and John S. Vanderoef. San Francisco: Canfield.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1965. “Gubernatorial Power and the Illinois and Michigan Canal.” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 58 (Winter): 396-423. Paid access. 

Elazar, Daniel J. 1965. “States, U.S.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

1964

Elazar, Daniel J. 1964. “States, U.S.” In Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

1963

Elazar, Daniel J. 1963. “The Office of Governor in Illinois: 1818-1933.” In The Office of Governor: Final Report and Background Papers, ed. Lois Pelekoudas. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1963. “An Indignant Citizen’s View of the Reapportionment Decisions.” In Miscellaneous Publications, Vol. 2. Richmond: Commission of Constitutional Rights, 69-86. DC: Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 30–33.