Critical analysis of the structure and behavior of subnational governments in the United States and their relationships within the federal system. Consideration is given to their historical evolution. The comparative approach highlights similarities and differences and attempts to account for these. Particular attention is focused on New England. Not open to students who have earned credit for PO 2010. Springs. Prerequisite(s): PO 1020.
*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.