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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||2 volumes ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Vol. 1. City government : organization and core function. Charters : a history of the city's constitution / James W. Ingram III. Efficiency, economy, and the administrative process / Marc F. Girard and Paul Girard. Finance : budgets, debt, taxation, and revenue / Shauna Clark. Justice in Los Angeles : the City Attorney and the courts / Gordon Morris Bakken. The Los Angeles Police Department / Sandra Bass and John T. Donovan. The Los Angeles Fire Department / Todd Gaydowski --
City government : infrastructure and land use. Water and power for Los Angeles / Paul Soifer. Building Los Angeles's global gateways : harbors and ports / Steven P. Erie, Thomas P. Kim, and Charles F. Queenan. Public works / Patricia Adler-Ingram. City planning / Greg Hise and Todd Gish. Making room for millions : housing in Los Angeles / Harold Brackman. Community redevelopment / Mara A. Cohen-Marks. Los Angeles transportation / Matthew W. Roth --
v. 2. City government : social welfare. Public health / Jennifer L. Koslow. Human services / Frances Lomas Feldman. Implementing public education : city schools / Judith R. Raftery. Recreation and parks / Michael Eberts. The development of the Los Angeles Public Library and the Cultural Affairs Department / Gloria Ricci Lothrop --
The city in context. The spatial and demographic growth of Los Angeles / Philip J. Ethington. Neighborhoods : the search for community empowerment in Los Angeles / Leonard Pitt. The changing face and place of race in Los Angeles city government / Lawrence B. de Graaf --
Beyond city hall : external influences. Quasi-city departments : joint powers authorities and intergovernmental relations / Alan Saltzstein. Economic changes affecting the public's need for city services / Robert A. Bauman. Global influences : Los Angeles city government and the development of a world city / Suzanne C. Borghei --
Appendices. A tribute to city personnel : a historical overview / Hynda L. Rudd. Mayors, 1850-2000 / Hynda L. Rudd. City Council members, 1850-2000 / Hynda L. Rudd. The history of a weak mayor-strong council concept in the City of Los Angeles government / James W. Ingram III. City of Los Angeles organization charts / Hynda L. Rudd. Los Angeles City Halls / Irene Tresun. Archives : the documents of city government / Robert B. Freeman and Hynda L. Rudd.
|Responsibility:||board of editors Hynda L Rudd [and others].|