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Accountability and Responsiveness at the Municipal Level : Views from Canada.

Author/Creator:
Breux, Sandra.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (301 pages)
Series:
McGill-Queen's Studies in Urban Governance Ser.
McGill-Queen's Studies in Urban Governance Ser. ; v.9
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Are municipal governments democratic simply because they are elected?.
Contents:
Cover
Copyright
Contents
Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
PART ONE: DISCUSSING POLITICAL PARTIES
1. Sins of the Brother: Partisanship and Accountability in Toronto, 2014
2. Accountability without Parties? Political Business Cycle and the Re-election of Incumbents
3. Political Accountability and Responsiveness: What Is the Role of Municipal Political Parties?
PART TWO: DISCUSSING THE CAREER AND FUNCTION OF ELECTED OFFICIALS
4. Responsiveness, Accountability, and the Long-Term Development of Local Political Careers in Calgary and Edmonton
5. What Happened to Incumbent Councillors in Greater Sudbury and London, Ontario, in 2014? The Role of the Ontario Ombudsman's Reports on Alleged Secret Meetings
6. Accountability and Local Politics: Contextual Barriers and Cognitive Variety
PART THREE: ISSUES REGARDING SERVICES AND GOVERNANCE IN MULTILEVEL GOVERNMENTS
7. Accountability and Local Collaborative Governance
8. The Responsiveness Issue and the Blurry Lines of Accountability in Regional Transportation Planning, Governance, and Finance: The Case of Metrolinx
9. Mirror Image: The Fight against Homelessness in Calgary and Montreal
CONCLUSIONS
Accountability and Responsiveness at the Municipal Level: Limitations and Opportunities
Do Responsiveness and Accountability Matter at the Municipal Level?
Contributors
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Couture, Jérôme.
Other format:
Print version: Breux, Sandra Accountability and Responsiveness at the Municipal Level
ISBN:
9780773553750
9780773553286
OCLC:
1035215974