The Resource Civic victories : the story of an unfinished revolution, by Richard S. Childs, former President, National Municipal League ; with an introduction by Thomas Harrison Reed

Civic victories : the story of an unfinished revolution, by Richard S. Childs, former President, National Municipal League ; with an introduction by Thomas Harrison Reed

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Civic victories : the story of an unfinished revolution
Title
Civic victories
Title remainder
the story of an unfinished revolution
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by Richard S. Childs, former President, National Municipal League ; with an introduction by Thomas Harrison Reed
Title variation
Story of an unfinished revolution
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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OCLCE
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HeinOnline
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1882-1978
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Childs, Richard S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK2408
LC item number
.C55 1952 ONLINE
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • State governments
  • Local government
  • Political corruption
  • Voting
  • Ballot
  • Ballot
  • Local government
  • Political corruption
  • State governments
  • Voting
  • United States
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Civic victories : the story of an unfinished revolution, by Richard S. Childs, former President, National Municipal League ; with an introduction by Thomas Harrison Reed
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • Consequences of blind voting ( Rule one. Elective offices must be visible).
  • The
  • Factor of great constituency size (Rule two. The constituency must be wieldy).
  • Frustrating democracy by scatteration of powers (Rule three. Governments must be well-integrated).
  • Our peculiarities -- Part II.
  • Progress toward compliance with the three rules.
  • The
  • Short-ballot crusade1909-19.
  • Progress in state administration.
  • Part I. The
  • Progress in state legislatures.
  • Progress in state judiciaries.
  • Progress in municipal governments
  • (The coming of the council-manager plan; Council-manager experience in three large cities; The modern profession of city managership; Current state of the council-manager movement; In the fourteen largest cities).
  • Progress in county government.
  • Progress in townships and villages.
  • School systems vs. the three rules.
  • Progress in the coroner's office.
  • Shortening ballots by lengthening terms.
  • Progress in intraparty organization.
  • Three rules for democracy.
  • Progress toward precision in representation.
  • Democratics in unwieldy private constituencies.
  • Other frustrations of the democratic process.
  • L'envoi --
  • The
  • Sovereign? people.
  • The
  • Long ballots.
  • Only attention-attracting offices should be elective.
  • Phenomena of blind voting.
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Nebraska idea 15 years old
  • by Richard C. Spencer.
  • How Tammany holds power
  • by Justin N. Feldman.
  • Selection of judges : the fiction of majority election
  • by George E. Brand.
  • It's a habit now in Dayton
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Farewell to politicians
  • Part III. Readings:
  • by Hugh R. Thompson, Jr.
  • Part IV.
  • Outline of the National Municipal League's model laws.
  • Model state constitution.
  • Model county charter. Model city charter
  • Stories from the civic battle front.
  • We must keep ballot short
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Public awareness of state offices.
  • First civil service sheriff
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • 500 "non-political" elections
Control code
578105213
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)578105213
Label
Civic victories : the story of an unfinished revolution, by Richard S. Childs, former President, National Municipal League ; with an introduction by Thomas Harrison Reed
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The
  • Consequences of blind voting ( Rule one. Elective offices must be visible).
  • The
  • Factor of great constituency size (Rule two. The constituency must be wieldy).
  • Frustrating democracy by scatteration of powers (Rule three. Governments must be well-integrated).
  • Our peculiarities -- Part II.
  • Progress toward compliance with the three rules.
  • The
  • Short-ballot crusade1909-19.
  • Progress in state administration.
  • Part I. The
  • Progress in state legislatures.
  • Progress in state judiciaries.
  • Progress in municipal governments
  • (The coming of the council-manager plan; Council-manager experience in three large cities; The modern profession of city managership; Current state of the council-manager movement; In the fourteen largest cities).
  • Progress in county government.
  • Progress in townships and villages.
  • School systems vs. the three rules.
  • Progress in the coroner's office.
  • Shortening ballots by lengthening terms.
  • Progress in intraparty organization.
  • Three rules for democracy.
  • Progress toward precision in representation.
  • Democratics in unwieldy private constituencies.
  • Other frustrations of the democratic process.
  • L'envoi --
  • The
  • Sovereign? people.
  • The
  • Long ballots.
  • Only attention-attracting offices should be elective.
  • Phenomena of blind voting.
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Nebraska idea 15 years old
  • by Richard C. Spencer.
  • How Tammany holds power
  • by Justin N. Feldman.
  • Selection of judges : the fiction of majority election
  • by George E. Brand.
  • It's a habit now in Dayton
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Farewell to politicians
  • Part III. Readings:
  • by Hugh R. Thompson, Jr.
  • Part IV.
  • Outline of the National Municipal League's model laws.
  • Model state constitution.
  • Model county charter. Model city charter
  • Stories from the civic battle front.
  • We must keep ballot short
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • Public awareness of state offices.
  • First civil service sheriff
  • by Richard S. Childs.
  • 500 "non-political" elections
Control code
578105213
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 350 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)578105213

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