3 edition of Democracy and local government found in the catalog.
Democracy and local government
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Istanbul in the 1980s.|
|Statement||edited by Metin Heper.|
|LC Classifications||JS6959.I84 D44 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 64 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||90166395|
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Local government is the hidden leviathan of American politics: it accounts for nearly a tenth of gross domestic product, it collects nearly as much in taxes as the federal government, and its decisions have an enormous impact on Americans’ daily lives.
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About the Author. A local government is a form of public administration which, in Democracy and local government book majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state. The term is used to contrast with offices at state level, which are referred to as the central government, national government, or (where appropriate) federal government and also to supranational government which deals with governing.
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The transformation of local governance in the s and s has put the nature and prospects for local democracy in question. Drawing together original research by leading academics commissioned by the Commission for Local Democracy, this book presents in a lively and accessible form the clearest available picture of the problems of participation, representation and accountability besetting.
System of local government Local government structures Role and functions Oversight and scrutiny Inter-government relations Agendas for reform: the amendments Agendas for reform: the review Lessons for effective legislation 6.
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Bryan, Frank M., Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ). For an overview of American local governments, see Ostrom, Vincent, Bish, Robert, and Ostrom, Elinor, Local Government in the United States (San Francisco: Institute for Contemporary Studies, ).Cited by: 7.
In his book, The Next Form of Democracy, Matt Leighninger describes “the most dramatic change in the structure of local government” since the Progres - sive Era, a transformation he views as both thrilling and terrifying.
“It is likely to be a painful transition, as citizens and public servants negotiate new rules. Local Democracy and Local Government Lawrence Pratchett, David Wilson (eds.) Year: Publisher: Macmillan Education UK.
Language: english. Pages: ISBN Series: Government Beyond the Centre. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the.
The purpose of this chapter is to consider what contribution democratic theory can make to clarifying the relationship between democracy and local government.
1 My starting point will be with the meaning of democracy itself, and an understanding of what kinds of principle and practice it entails. With this foundation secured, I shall then Cited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Local Democracy by Lawrence Pratchett, Gerry Stoker, David Wilson,Palgrave Macmillan edition, paperback. We study the role of direct democracy in the efficiency of public good provision. • The sample consists of the municipalities of German State of Bavaria in the s.
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parliamentary democracy (since March ) that retains its chiefs of state in the form of a co-principality; the two princes are the President of France and Bishop of Seu d'Urgell.
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On a smaller scale, the call for more local and accountable government is yet another version of a cure for the ills of mass democracy. Proponents of local government worry that citizens do not have enough input into decision-making processes and have little control over how their interests are represented.
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