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
Statement of responsibility
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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Cataloging source
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
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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
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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