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The Resource More than mayor or manager : campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities, editors, James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson

More than mayor or manager : campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities, editors, James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson

Label
More than mayor or manager : campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities
Title
More than mayor or manager
Title remainder
campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities
Statement of responsibility
editors, James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Different forms of city government are in widespread use across the United States. The two most common structures are the mayor-council form and the council-manager form
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Svara, James H
  • Watson, Douglas J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Municipal government
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Municipal government
  • United States
Label
More than mayor or manager : campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities, editors, James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction : Framing constitutional contests in large cities / James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson -- 2. St. Petersburg : easing into a strong-mayor government / J. Edwin Benton, Donald C. Menzel, and Darryl Paulson -- 3. Spokane : development debate sparks government debate / Wendy L. Hassett -- 4. Hartford : politics trumps professionalism / Wendy L. Hassett -- 5. Richmond : implementation of and experience with strong-mayor form of government / Nelson Wikstrom -- 6. San Diego : switch from reform to representative / Glen W. Sparrow -- 7. Oakland : the power of celebrity? Explaining strong-mayor charter reform / Megan Mullin -- 8. Kansas City : the evolution of council-manager government / Kimberly Nelson and Curtis Wood -- 9. Grand Rapids : a lack of enthusiasm for change in the council-manager form / Eric S. Zeemering -- 10. Dallas : the survival of council-manager government / Karen M. Jarrell -- 11. Cincinnati : charter conflict and consensus / John T. Spence -- 12. El Paso : professionalism over politics in the shift to council-manager government / Larry Terry -- 13. Topeka : council-manager redux finding balance in the politics-administration dichotomy / R. Paul Bataglio Jr. -- 14. St. Louis : déjà vu all over again-charter reform fails / Robert Cropf, Todd Swanstrom, and Scott Krummenacher -- 15. Portland : "Keep Portland weird," retaining the commission form of government / Doug Morgan, Masami Nishishiba, and Dan Vizzini -- 16. Conclusion : Distinct factors and common themes in change of form referenda / James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 Introduction: Framing Constitutional Contests in Large Cities; PART I. CHANGE FROM COUNCIL-MANAGER TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM; PART II. REJECTED CHANGE FROM COUNCIL-MANAGER TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM; PART III. CHANGE FROM MAYOR-COUNCIL TO COUNCIL-MANAGER; PART IV. REJECTED CHANGE TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM FROM COMMISSION AND WEAK MAYOR; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn695994118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 346 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589016200
Lccn
2010007036
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2pcjgp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695994118
Label
More than mayor or manager : campaigns to change form of government in America's large cities, editors, James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction : Framing constitutional contests in large cities / James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson -- 2. St. Petersburg : easing into a strong-mayor government / J. Edwin Benton, Donald C. Menzel, and Darryl Paulson -- 3. Spokane : development debate sparks government debate / Wendy L. Hassett -- 4. Hartford : politics trumps professionalism / Wendy L. Hassett -- 5. Richmond : implementation of and experience with strong-mayor form of government / Nelson Wikstrom -- 6. San Diego : switch from reform to representative / Glen W. Sparrow -- 7. Oakland : the power of celebrity? Explaining strong-mayor charter reform / Megan Mullin -- 8. Kansas City : the evolution of council-manager government / Kimberly Nelson and Curtis Wood -- 9. Grand Rapids : a lack of enthusiasm for change in the council-manager form / Eric S. Zeemering -- 10. Dallas : the survival of council-manager government / Karen M. Jarrell -- 11. Cincinnati : charter conflict and consensus / John T. Spence -- 12. El Paso : professionalism over politics in the shift to council-manager government / Larry Terry -- 13. Topeka : council-manager redux finding balance in the politics-administration dichotomy / R. Paul Bataglio Jr. -- 14. St. Louis : déjà vu all over again-charter reform fails / Robert Cropf, Todd Swanstrom, and Scott Krummenacher -- 15. Portland : "Keep Portland weird," retaining the commission form of government / Doug Morgan, Masami Nishishiba, and Dan Vizzini -- 16. Conclusion : Distinct factors and common themes in change of form referenda / James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson
  • List of Illustrations; Preface; 1 Introduction: Framing Constitutional Contests in Large Cities; PART I. CHANGE FROM COUNCIL-MANAGER TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM; PART II. REJECTED CHANGE FROM COUNCIL-MANAGER TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM; PART III. CHANGE FROM MAYOR-COUNCIL TO COUNCIL-MANAGER; PART IV. REJECTED CHANGE TO MAYOR-COUNCIL FORM FROM COMMISSION AND WEAK MAYOR; List of Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn695994118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 346 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589016200
Lccn
2010007036
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2pcjgp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695994118

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