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Comparing Local Governance : Trends and Developments (Government Beyond the Centre): Denters, Bas (EDT)/ Rose, Lawrence E. (EDT)/ Denters, S. A. H. (EDT): BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Comparing Local Governance : Trends and Developments (Government Beyond the Centre)
Comparing Local Governance : Trends and Developments (Government Beyond the Centre)
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Published Date : 2005/04
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780333995563

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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Textual Format: Readings/Anthologies
Academic Level: Graduate
Geographic Designator: Western Europe
Choice Reviews 2005 October

A broad-ranging assessment of continuities and change in local governance in the western industrialized world providing in-depth assessments by leading experts of a wide range of countries exemplifying between them the whole spectrum of types and models of local government systems and networks. A central focus is on the impact of public management reforms, new forms of community governance and changes in central-local relations.

Preface Local Governance in the Third MillenniumB.Denters & L.E.Rose France: The Intermunicipal Revolution; O.Borraz & P.Le Gales Italy: After the Storm; L.Bobbio Belgium: The Changing World of Belgian Municipalities; Y.Plees The Netherlands: In Search of Responsiveness; B.Denters & P.J.Klok The Nordic Countries: Still the 'Promised Land'?; L.E.Rose & K.Stahlberg Poland: A Time of Transition; P.Swianiewicz Germany: A New Type of Local Government; O.W.Gabriel & S.Eisenmann Switzerland: Reforming Small Autonomous Municipalities; A.Ladner The United Kingdom: An Increasingly Differentiated Polity?; D.Wilson New Zealand: A Quantum Leap Forward?; G.Bush Australia: Still a Tale of Cinderella?; C.Aulich The United States: Executive Centred Politics; H.V.Savitch & R.K.Vogel A New Intergovernmentalism?; M.Goldsmith Toward Community Governance?; B Denters & L.E.Rose