Local government and urban affairs in international perspective

analyses of twenty Western industrialised countries
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Nomos , Baden-Baden
Local government., Municipal govern
StatementJoachim Jens Hesse (ed.).
SeriesSchriften zur kommunalen Wissenschaft und Praxis -- Bd. 3
ContributionsHesse, Joachim Jens.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS78 .L63 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination623 p. :
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Open LibraryOL20748358M
ISBN 10378901835X

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Theoretical Perspective of Local Government - Literature Review Haque, Adnan ul Research Institute of Behavioural Psychology Clearly mentioned affairs among various levels of government and the potential for pressure exertion at local level so that central government alters legislation.

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Urban Affairs Review is a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions. Submissions of empirical and comparative research from different scholarly disciplines and methodological perspectives are encouraged.

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Hesse, J. J., and L. Sharpe. Local Government in International Perspective: Some Comparative Observations. In Local Government and Urban Affairs in International Perspectives. Analyses of Twenty Western Industrialised Countries, Ed.

Hesse, Baden-Baden: Nomos. The Urban Affairs Review is affiliated with American Political Science Association’s section on Urban Politics. Urban Affairs Review is a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions.

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This research was funded by Boston University’s Initiative on Cities.

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Many thanks to Mirya Holman, Spencer Piston, Jessica Trounstine, and participants at the Vanderbilt Local Political Economy Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Political Science Research Workshop, American Political Science Association “New Faces of Urban Politics” Mini-Conference, and Boston Area Research.

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Abstract. Local government systems are usually perceived as independent variables when considering (possible) differences in recruitment patterns, professionalisation, the position of mayors in local and multi-level governance arrangements (or horizontal and vertical policy networks), the interpretation (or notion) of democracy, problem definition as well as attitudes and opinions towards.

In Local government and urban affairs in international perspective: Analyses of twenty Western industrialised countries, edited by J. Hesse, - Urban affairs policy and practice in the early s were the outgrowth of the postwar spirit of reconstruction that dominated the s (physical reconstruction) and s (social reconstruction).

The ambitious role the federal government created for itself was reflected in the establishment of the welfare state programs. These had significant. His work appears in the leading scholarly journals of political science, public administration, and urban affairs.

His recent books include City–County Consolidation and Its Alternatives (M.E. Sharpe, ) and Metropolitan Governance: Conflict, Competition and. Most of Ralph’s research has an international comparative perspective, contrasting transport and land-use policies, transport systems, and travel behavior in Western Europe and North America.

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The aim of this paper is to critically evaluate the conceptual framework of local government with its significance in the modern era. Various approaches of local government are discussed in the light of previous empirical researches.

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