Franklin

Metropolitan governance in America / Donald F. Norris.

Author/Creator:
Norris, Donald F., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (161 p.)
Subjects:
Metropolitan government -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Metropolitan government and metropolitan governance have been ongoing issues for more than sixty years in the United States. Based on an extensive survey and a review of existing literature, this book offers a comprehensive overview of these debates. It discusses how the centrifugal forces in local government, and in particular local government autonomy, have produced a highly fragmented governmental landscape throughout America. It argues that in order for 'governance' to occur in metropolitan areas (or anywhere else, for that matter), there has to be some form of an actual governmental ins
Contents:
Introduction
The metropolitan reform school
Public choice theory
The new regionalism
Metropolitan governance survey
A look at the evidence
Conclusion
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
"First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
ISBN:
1-317-09694-0
1-315-59513-3
1-317-09693-2
1-4094-2193-7
OCLC:
914709087
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315595139 doi
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