Research Papers on State & Local Politics

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • In Defense of Governor Spitzer’s Plan

    This 13 page paper discusses NY Governor Eliot Spitzer’s plan to make it possible for illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, and argues that the plan makes solid sense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Effects of Illegal Immigration on the United States

    In seven pages this expository essay examines the impact of illegal immigration on America, pointing out that despite its obvious drawbacks, there are also important benefits to consider regarding this issue as well. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Importance of Voting

    This 5 page paper gives an explanation of why voting is important. This paper includes things such as voting laws in Kansas and why people Americans choose not to vote. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Michael K. Honey's Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights Organizing Memphis Workers

    Michael K. Honey's Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights Organizing Memphis Workers is reviewed in six pages. There are no other sources cited.

  • Impact of Illegal Immigration on the U.S. Economy

    This 6 page paper discusses the impact illegal immigration has had on the U.S. economy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Voting Rights Act of 1965

    This 12 page paper discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the recent battle over extending its provisions. The extension was signed into law in August, 2007, with its controversial provisions intact. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Public Health Aspects of Food Safety

    This 8 page paper discusses the issue of food safety from a public health perspective; it focuses mostly on a literature review. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Necessity for and Effectiveness of Affirmative Action

    This 10 page paper takes as a given that affirmative action is a solid program that should be reinstated; the argument it pursues is how best to defend the support of affirmative action programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Oregon's Death with Dignity Act and the American Government

    The impact of the Supreme Court's 1997 decision on states autonomy over right to die issues and Oregon's Death with Dignity Act are discussed in four pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Direct Democracy in the United States

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of direct democracy and the use of initiatives and referendum. This paper includes discussion of direct democracy in the United States on the local, state, and national level. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Population Density/California

    A 4 page research paper that a particular demographic aspect of California—population density—and how this factor affects land use and the future of California agriculture. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • DO WE NEED MORE GUN CONTROL?

    Discusses pros and cons of gun control in the U.S. while pointing out that the current solutions aren't particularly effective

  • Private Investment in Rural America

    A 3 page exploration of the factors that typically discourage private investment in rural areas. With very few exceptions, monies are invested with the express purpose of returning a profit. In comparison with rural areas, metropolitan areas have more of the people and the infrastructure that is needed to accomplish that purpose. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Who Should Pay For The Infrastructure

    A 5 page paper. The question is whether or not the government should pay for the infrastructure. The paper reports the condition of the infrastructure in the U.S. and how much it would cost to bring it up to standards. The writer reports and comments on the debate of who should pay for improvements as the population grows and also reports what some states have done to address the problems. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Controversy and Politics of Landfills in Chicago

    The community landfills that surround Chicago are the focus of this report that consists of fifteen pages in terms of such issues as the law, politics, society, economics, and the environment. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Jersey and New York Supreme Courts Compared

    Decisions of New Jersey and New York Supreme Courts are compared in a paper that consists of five pages. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Texas Politics

    This paper describes contemporary issues in Texas' politics, such as the charges against Gov. Rick Perry, as well as the historical background of Texas politics . Ten pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Opportunity Cost and Marginalism in Public Policy Analysis

    The concepts of opportunity cost and of marginalism are found in the field of public policy analysis. The writer explores the concepts and discusses the way that they are used in public policy formation and analysis. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • Municipal Public Administration

    In six pages various scholarly articles on municipal public administration address such topics as public policy and urban management. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Local Smoking Ban: Controversy Verses Reason

    A 5 page perspective on a local smoking ban. Written from the perspective of a non-smoker, this paper presents the evidence that makes it clear that the ban is in the best interest of both non-smokers and smokers. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Substance Abuse Agency and Management Theory

    In eight pages the Helen Ross McNabb Center for substance abuse treatment is examined in terms of how a government agency is influenced by private sector market forces in a consideration of management theory. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • State of Texas Government Agency Terms

    In five pages this paper discusses a Texas state government agency in an overview of various terms and how they are used.

  • Joe Robbie Professional Football Stadium History

    In fifteen pages this paper presents an historical overview of Joe Robbie Stadium, the original name of the home of the Miami Dolphin NFL team. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Unemployment in the US

    This 8 page paper looks at the problem of unemployment in the United States. The paper first established the problem looking at the level of unemployment in general and specific terms and then considers the way that fiscal policies could be used to tackle the unemployment problems. The bibliography cites 6 sources. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Public Values and How They Are Influenced by Special Interest Groups Regarding Video Game Violence

    In five page this paper discusses video game violence in an overview of both sides of the debate and also considers how special interest groups influence the values of the public. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Water Demand and Purchase in California

    In three pages California's legislative issues as they relate to the economic principles of supply and demand in terms of the 1991 California Water Bank are discused relevant to how the bank endeavored to secure resources in order to initiate a water demand reduction. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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