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Governing metropolitan areas : growth and change in a networked age /

"Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs....

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Main Author: Hamilton, David K. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Growth of Urban America. 2. Public Policy Issues and Regional Governance. 3. Suburbanization and Annexation. 4. Government Centralization Responses: Consolidation and Metropolitan Government. 5. The Impact of Federal and State Government Policies on Regionalism. 6. Providing Services in the Decentralized Metropolis. 7. Providing Services in Decentralized Metropolitan Areas through Intergovernmental Cooperation and Contracting. 8. The County and Regional Governance. 9. Unique Approaches to Regional Governance and Fiscal Regionalism. 10. Collaborative Regional Governance. 11. Regional Governance in Selected Metropolitan Areas in other Countries. 12. Future Directions for Regional Governance in a Global Society.