This essay evaluates the tribal‐state compact process, as one of several alternative, nonadversarial processes, warranting attention. It argues that, because of its binding character and relatively low cost (in contrast to litigation), and because it is based in the idea of tribes and states exhibiting mutual respect, the compact process is an advanced version of negotiation and bargaining that tribes and states should consider where appropriate.
Copyright © 1994 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. This article first appeared in Policy Studies Journal (September 1994), 474-488.
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Wilkins, David E. “Reconsidering the Tribal-State Compact Process.” Policy Studies Journal 22, no. 3 (September 1994), 474-488. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1541-0072.1994.tb01482.x