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Governing Partners : State-local Relations In The United States - Russell L. Hanson

Governing Partners

State-local Relations In The United States

By: Russell L. Hanson (Editor)

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Published: 20th March 1998
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Recently, budgetary restraints and institutional gridlock have limited the role of the national government in domestic policymaking. Subnational governments have responded by assuming primary responsibility for a number of key problems, including economic development, educational improvement, environmental regulation, and health and welfare innovations. The United States has some 80,000 subnational governments from nation-sized states to mosquito abatement districts. A concise introduction to state-local relations, this volume of nine original essays includes an overview of the structure of state-local arrangements, central policy issues in state-local relations, and the likely future of state-local relations.

List of Tables and Figuresp. ix
Prefacep. xi
The Interaction of State and Local Governmentsp. 1
The Intergovernmental Setting of State-Local Relationsp. 17
State-Local Relations: Union and Home Rulep. 37
Emerging Trends in State-Local Relationsp. 53
The Politics of State-Local Fiscal Relationsp. 75
Partners for Growth: State and Local Relations in Economic Developmentp. 93
The State-Local Partnership in Educationp. 109
Environmental Regulation and State-Local Relationsp. 139
Untidy Business: Disaggregating State-Local Relationsp. 161
The Politics of State Health and Welfare Reformsp. 177
Referencesp. 199
About the Editorp. 213
About the Contributorsp. 215
Indexp. 217
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ISBN: 9780813326016
ISBN-10: 081332601X
Series: Transforming American Politics - Studies in Intellectual & Political change
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 20th March 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1