Shefter, Martin

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SHEFTER, Martin. American, b. 1943. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, professor of government, 1975-. Publications: Patronage and Its Opponents: A Theory and Some European Cases, Western Societies Program, 1977; Political Crisis, Fiscal Crisis: The Collapse and Revival of New York City, 1985, rev. ed., 1992; (with B. Ginsberg) Politics by Other Means: The Declining Importance of Elections in America, 1990, rev. ed., 1998; (ed.) Capital of the American Century: The National and International Influence of New York City; Political Parties and the State: The American Historical Experience, 1994; (ed.) Shaped by War and Trade, 2002. Address: Department of Government, 211 White Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]