Staten Island
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9780761858324

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Daniel C. Kramer., Daniel C. Kramer|AUTHOR., & Richard M. Flanagan|AUTHOR. (2012). Staten Island . UPA.

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Daniel C. Kramer, Daniel C. Kramer|AUTHOR and Richard M. Flanagan|AUTHOR. 2012. Staten Island. UPA.

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Daniel C. Kramer, Daniel C. Kramer|AUTHOR and Richard M. Flanagan|AUTHOR. Staten Island UPA, 2012.

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Daniel C. Kramer, Daniel C. Kramer|AUTHOR, and Richard M. Flanagan|AUTHOR. Staten Island UPA, 2012.

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Unlike much of New York City, Staten Island is a place with robust party competition and lively democratic politics with hard-fought campaigns, bitter feuds, and career-ending scandals. Staten Island's two most successful politicians of the twentieth century-Republicans John Marchi and Guy Molinari-defended the borough's interests while defining an urban conservativism that would influence politics elsewhere. In fact, Staten Island has played a pivotal role in the winning electoral coalitions of Republican mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg and continues to spark the imaginations of New Yorkers on a scale that is disproportionate to the borough's relatively small size.

Staten Island: Conservative Bastion in a Liberal City will allow readers to gain access to the borough-based roots of New York City's politics. This book will be of special interest to anyone who wishes to understand the dynamics of middle-class life and democratic representation in a global city.
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