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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
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JS331
LC item number
.S83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Svara, James H
  • Watson, Douglas J
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  • Municipal government
  • Steden
  • Lokaal bestuur
  • Verenigde Staten
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
537652446
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 346 p.
Isbn
9781589017092
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007036
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)537652446
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
537652446
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 346 p.
Isbn
9781589017092
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007036
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)537652446

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