2 edition of study of the financial practices of governments in metropolitan areas. found in the catalog.
study of the financial practices of governments in metropolitan areas.
by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of International Affairs in Washington
Written in English
|Contributions||De Koning, Geert., Dale-Harris, Lindsay., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.|
|LC Classifications||HJ9110 .I55 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||73602684|
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Washington, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of International Affairs  (DLC) Metropolitan Governance is the first book to bring together competing perspectives on the question and consequences of centralized vs.
decentralized regional government. Presenting original contributions by some of the most notable names in the field of urban politics, this volume examines the organization of governments in metropolitan areas, and how that has an effect. The study of government in metropolitan areas conceived as a polycentric political system should precede any judgment that it is pathological.
Both the structure and the behavior of the system need analysis before any reasonable estimate can be made of its per-formance in dealing with the various public problems arising in a metropolitan community.
Maintaining the financial capacity to provide quality services is a concern for all local governments. This is especially true in a time of immediate cost pressures, like pension and infrastructure, and resource constraints, like reduced financial support from state and federal governments and public aversion to higher taxes.
Associations of governments or government officials in metropolitan areas that study, discuss, and recommend solutions to metropolitan-wide problems.
Metro Government A federated system of government for metropolitan areas in which powers are divided among a comprehensive government encompassing the entire area and multiple local governments.
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The study of city and suburban governments in metropolitan areas, with special emphasis devoted to such topics as governmental form, city-suburb relations, race and ethnic relations, and economic change. (3 credits). This well-written and informative book will put local governments, especially in metropolitan areas, on the map of public finance, where they belong.
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It is the first authoritative account of the momentous changes in the organisation of finance capital that occurred in the s.
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