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Governing middle-sized cities : studies in mayoral leadership

Author: James R Bowers; Wilbur C Rich
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of 12 case studies illustrates the range of problems facing mid-sized cities in the USA and the variety of approaches that mayors have used to cope with them. Topics covered include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Bowers; Wilbur C Rich
ISBN: 1555878954 9781555878955 1555878709 9781555878702
OCLC Number: 42736442
Description: xi, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Kane Ditto and the leadership environment in Jackson, Mississippi / Charles H. Moore --
Mike Peters and the legacy of public leadership in Hartford, Connecticut / Clyde D. McKee --
John Logie and intergovernmental relations in Grand Rapids, Michigan / Rex L. LaMore and Faron Supanich-Goldner --
David Fischer, race relations and political incorporation in St. Petersburg, Florida / Platon N. Rigos ; Ambe Njoh ; and Darryl F. Paulson --
William A. Johnson Jr. and education politics in Rochester, New York / James R. Bowers and Paul C. Baker --
Richard Arrington Jr. and police-community relations in Birmingham, Alabama / Huey L. Perry. Con't. --
J. Christian Bollwage and economic development in Elizabeth, New Jersey / Daniel Schulgasser --
David Rusk and the politics of "slow growth" in Albuquerque, New Mexico / Mark A. Peterson --
A.J. Holloway and casino gambling in Biloxi, Mississippi / Sharon D. Wright and Richard T. Middleton --
Patrick Ungaro, Brownfield Redevelopment, and revitalization in Youngstown, Ohio / Frank Akpadock --
Charles Box and regime politics in Rockford, Illinois / Keenan D. Grenell and Gerald T. Gabris --
Vincent Cianci and boosterism in Providence, Rhode Island / Wilbur C. Rich --
Mayoral leadership in middle-sized cities / James R. Bowers and Wilbur C. Rich.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Bowers, Wilbur C. Rich.

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