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  • Documents of American Democracyby Roger L. Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    Practically everything one could want to know about America's democracy is included in this volume, which focuses on the origins of the government and the ways in which it has expanded and evolved as the result of legislation, constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and cultural reformations. The first of five sections introduces the... more...

  • The Municipal Budget Crunchby Roger L Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    This book is based on a national literature search focusing on the best practices of cities, of all sizes and geographic locations, intended to maintain public services while holding down taxes. Many public officials have great ideas, but tend to work in a vacuum, so they don't know what other cities are doing. This volume codifies knowledge in... more...

  • Town and Gown Relationsby Roger L. Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    This is a timely work on a very dynamic field. It provides more than 40 best practice case studies from nearly half the states in America, and discusses current and evolving trends in the relations between educational institutions and cities, towns and other municipalities. The schools include public and private universities and colleges, public school... more...

  • Managing America's Citiesby Roger L. Kemp

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    This work describes the operations of a typical municipal government and examines the many productivity trends that are occurring in city halls across America. Much of the focus is on the increasing need for planning in city government to ensure that productivity goals are met. It thoroughly examines the roles of the council, manager, and clerk in... more...

  • Cities Going Greenby Roger L. Kemp; Carl J. Stephani

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    Over the past several decades, numerous planning movements have taken root within the United States. With names like "Urban Renewal," "Garden Cities," "Healthy Cities," "Smart Growth," "Eco-Cities" and "Sustainability," these programs promote ways to create, protect, preserve, enhance, and... more...

  • Global Models of Urban Planningby Roger L. Kemp; Carl J. Stephani

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    This volume is based on an international literature search of the best urban planning practices being used in cities throughout the world. The best practices from dozens of cities are described in detail. Such topics as green technology, conservation, infrastructure maintenance, alternative energy, downtown business districts, and recycling are covered,... more...

  • Local Government in Connecticut, Third Editionby Frank B. Connolly; Roger L. Kemp; Philip K. Schenck

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Indispensable guide to the ins and outs of Connecticut local government more...

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