American Intergovernmental Relations Foundations, Perspectives, and Issues

ISBN-10: 0872893073

ISBN-13: 9780872893078

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Laurence J. O'Toole

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List price: $75.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 7/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

American Intergovernmental Relations: An Overview
Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
Federalist No. 39
What the Framers Meant by Federalism
The Federal System
The Condition of American Federalism: An Historian's View
Models of National, State, and Local Relationships
The Paradox of the Middle Tier
Puppy Federalism and the Blessings of America
Review Questions
Political Aspects of Intergovernmental Relations
Governmental Diversity: Bane of the Grants Strategy in the United States
Governments as Interest Groups
Trends and Issues in Interstate Cooperation
The New Federalism
State Autonomy in Germany and the United States
Ways of Achieving Federal Objectives
Review Questions
Fiscal Aspects of Intergovernmental Relations
Fiscal Relations across Levels of Government
The Economics of Intergovernmental Grants
Federal Grants-in-Aid to State Governments: A Political Analysis
Entrepreneurial Cities, U.S. Federalism, and Economic Development
Why Categorical Grants?
Financing Local Government in a Changing World
Tense Commandments: Federal Prescriptions and City Problems
Review Questions
Administrative Aspects of Intergovernmental Relations
The Techniques of Intergovernmental Regulation
The Role of Federal Mandates in Intergovernmental Relations: Draft Report
The Politics of Unfunded Mandates
Another Look at Bargaining and Negotiating in Intergovernmental Management
Review Questions
Emerging Intergovernmental Issues and Challenges
The Katrina Breakdown
Homeland Security: The Federalism Challenge
American Public Administration and Impacts of International Governance
Intergovernmental Relations and Federalism: Its Past, Present and Future, and Does Anyone Care?
Review Questions
American Intergovernmental Relations: Concluding Thoughts
About the Editor
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