Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement (Globalization and Community) (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement (Globalization and Community) Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement (Globalization and Community)

Author: Elaine B Sharp
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:

Asks and answers hard questions about the consequences of local government programs for democracy

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement (Globalization and Community)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine B Sharp
OCLC Number: 940739352
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction. Government Programs Matter: Political Learning, Policy Feedbacks, and the Policy-Centered Approach1.The Participatory Impacts of County Governments' Means-Tested and Universal Social Programs2.City Government and Neighborhoods: Intentional Empowerment and Reactionary Mobilization3.Community Policing: A Reform Policy for Police Responsiveness4.City Government, Economic Development Incentives, and Business Influence5.The Impact of Development Incentive Policy Reform: A Case Study6.Policy-Centered Theory and Urban Programs: Community Effects in a Global ContextAppendix A: The Study Cities and their 2000 PopulationsAppendix B: Additional Detail on Content Analysis Procedures and Coding RulesNotesBibliographyIndex

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In this probing and innovative study, Elaine B. Sharp explores how local governments, through policies ranging from social welfare to community policing, affect participation by citizens. Her Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.