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- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 49.95
Local governments do not stand alonethey find themselves in new relationships not only with state and federal government, but often with a widening spectrum of other public and private organizations as well. The result of this re-forming of local governments calls for new collaborations and managerial responses that occur in addition to governmental... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 39.33
Hubert Heinelt ist Professor für Politikwissenschaft an der TU Darmstadt; Karsten Zimmermann ist dort wiss. Mitarbeiter. Eran Razin ist Professor für Geografie an der Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Reihe Interdisziplinäre Stadtforschung - Band 9 more...
- Melbourne University Press 2014; Not Available
The years 2010 to 2013 saw a remarkable period in Australian political history: Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister after she successfully staged a leadership challenge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. A few months later she led her party to the 2010 federal election, and subsequently steered through seventeen days of negotiation... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 133.00
Counties generally fulfill three service roles: traditional or state-mandated; local or municipal; and regional or urban. Benton has written the first scholarly treatment of county governments as providers of all three of these types of services, dispelling the notion that counties are mere providers of services they are mandated to perform by their... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 119.00
One of the last Prussian Reforms during the Napoleonic Era was the constitution of local autonomy for the cities. Proof of its lasting importance is that it was the cities that carried out the deficit-based employment policies of the early 1930s also had to carry the burden of a democratic reconstitution of Germany in the postwar period. After the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
Despite increasing interest in how involvement in local government can improve governance and lead to civic renewal, questions remain about participation's real impact. This book investigates participatory budgeting—a mainstay now of World Bank, UNDP, and USAID development programs—to ask whether its reforms truly make a difference in... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 27.95
HOW DO WE KEEP AMERICA GREAT? Rick Baker, former mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, provides a compelling?and challenging?answer: by making American cities great. And great cities are built first of all through strong leadership. During his two terms in office, Rick Baker worked toward a clear, uncompromising goal: to make St. Petersburg the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book presents the experiences of eleven European countries in the field of territorial reforms. Based on case-studies that outline the basic features of the politics of territorial choice in the respective countries, the focus is on national policies, politics, and cleavages; the strategies employed and the outcomes of the reforms. more...