The Formation Of American Local Governments

Author: Nancy Burns
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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This book examines how and why local governments are formed in the United States, and the interests that are served by their creation.

City County Consolidation And Its Alternatives Reshaping The Local Government Landscape

Author: J.B. Carr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317474465
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References Infrastructure, 2d ed. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute. Riker,
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, and G. Gamm. 1999. “The Politics of Cooperation.” Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta,
September 3–5. Carr ...

State And Local Politics

Author: Todd Donovan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305162951
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Sprawl: A Compact History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Burcell, Robert
, Anthony Downs, and Sahan Mukherji. 2005. Sprawl Costs. Washington, DC:
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The Oxford Handbook Of State And Local Government

Author: Donald P. Haider-Markel
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191611956
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karuppusamy.

State And Local Politics Institutions And Reform

Author: Todd Donovan
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11 Nancy Burns, The Formation ofAmerican Local Governments: Private Values
in Public Institutions (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994). 12 Burns, The
Formation of American Local Governments, 9. 13 Dennis R. Judd, City Politics:
Private Power and Public Policy (Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Longman,
2004). 14 Miller, Cities by contract. 15 Burns, The Formation of American Local
Governments. 16 Kenneth T. Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization
of the United ...

Dilemmas Of Scale In America S Federal Democracy

Author: Martha Derthick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521640398
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uct of the arrangement and workings of American local institutions.4 As
population spreads beyond the urban core, local incorporation is often driven by
a desire to avoid annexation and minimize taxes. Indeed, some might conclude
that local government impairs rather than advances the development of
democratic virtue. Criticisms notwithstanding, one must still acknowledge that,
because of their proximity to the everyday life of citizens, local governments hold
the best hope for ...

The Practice Of American Public Policymaking

Author: Selden Biggs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317455215
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To what degree, and how, should the federal government be involved in K–12
education? Traditionally, K–12 schools have been the policy responsibility of
local districts and state governments. You may wish to refer to materials from the
case study in chapter 16 in formulating your response. SU G G E S T E D R E A D
IN G S Burns, Nancy. The Formation of American Local Governments: Private
Values in Public Institutions. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Chandler,
Alfred D ...

Local Government And Metropolitan Regions In Federal Countries

Author: John Kincaid
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773576452
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For a contrary perspective, seeJered Carr, “Local Government Autonomy and
State Reliance on Special District Governments: A Reassessment,” Political
Research Quarterly 59 (September 2006): 481–92. Nancy Burns, The Formation
of American Local Governments: Private Values in Public Institutions (Oxford, uk:
Oxford University Press, 1994). 15 School systems dependent on counties can
be found in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia; school systems dependent
on town or ...

Handbook Of Local Government Administration

Author: Gargan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824797829
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basic consensus about whether cities need to contain both viable public and
private components in order to be true governments — what distinguishes the
current context of local government — suggests ineradicable differences, at least
between those who believe in the local-government-as-market and local-
government-as-community models. From the perspective of administration,
privatism that transforms local government and the reduction of public discourse
to incivility and strife ...

The Challenge Of Local Government Size

Author: Santiago Lago-Peñas
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1782544305
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(125),. 1I14. Burns, N. (1994), The Formation of American Local Governments:
Private Values in Public Institutions, USA: Oxford University Press. Callan, SJ,
and Thomas, J.M. (2001), 'Economies of scale and scope: a cost analysis of
municipal solid waste services', Land Economics, ...