American Intergovernmental Relations: Foundations, Perspectives, and Issues (5th Revised edition)

American Intergovernmental Relations: Foundations, Perspectives, and Issues (5th Revised edition)

By: Laurence J. O'Toole (editor), Robert K. Christensen (editor)Paperback

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With the addition of brand new co-editor, Robert Christensen, this trusted reader is back in a fresh and insightful fifth edition. To the general structure that has made American Intergovernmental Relations so enduring, the editors have added a new section that incorporates the importance of law and courts to intergovernmental relations. This new section explicitly grounds the study of intergovernmental relations to foundational Constitutional text and the dynamic role of the Supreme Court in interpreting constitutional powers. OAEToole and Christensen have also added new selections that cover societyAEs current and most pressing intergovernmental policy issues, including health care, immigration, and the evolving and controversial issue of medical marijuana. As always, each essay is judiciously edited and substantial part introductions further contextualize each essayAEs contribution to make American Intergovernmental Relations an accessible and invaluable text, as well as an engaging read.

About Author

Laurence J. O'Toole Jr. is the Robert T. and Margaret Hughes Golembiewski Professor of Public Administration as well as Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. He is the recipient of many teaching and research awards, and he is, most recently, coauthor of Public Management: Organizations, Governance, and Performance (2011). Robert K. Christensen is a assistant professor of public administration in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, at the University of Georgia. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University-Bloomington and his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University. He has received several research recognitions, including a best dissertation award from the Academy of Management. He is currently a Lilly Teaching Fellow at the University of Georgia.


Preface American Intergovernmental Relations: An Overview I: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS 1. The Federal System - Morton Grodzins 2. Models of National, State, and Local Relationships - Deil S. Wright 3. The Paradox of the Middle Tier - Martha Derthick 4. Intergovernmental Management: A View from the Bottom - Michael McGuire Review Questions II: LEGAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 5. The Constitution of the United States (Excerpts) 6. Federalist No. 39 - James Madison 7. What the Framers Meant by Federalism - Martin Diamond 8. Dead or Alive? The Federalism Revolution and Its Meaning for Public Administration - Robert K. Christensen and Charles Wise Review Questions III: POLITICAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 9. Governments as Interest Groups - Anne Marie Cammisa 10. Trends and Issues in Interstate Cooperation - Ann O'M. Bowman 11. Office of Intergovernmental Affairs: More Influential Than Ever - Ryan Holeywell 12. Ways of Achieving Federal Objectives - Martha Derthick 13. Beyond Preemption: Intergovernmental Partnerships to Enhance the New Economy - John DeWitt, Carl Stenberg, and Charles Wise Review Questions IV: FISCAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 14. The Economics of Intergovernmental Grants - George F. Break 15. Federal Grants-in-Aid to State Governments: A Political Analysis - Phillip Monypenny 16. Entrepreneurial Cities, U.S. Federalism, and Economic Development - Alberta M. Sbragia 17. Why Categorical Grants? - U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 18. Financing Local Government in a Changing World - David Brunori 19. Tense Commandments: Federal Prescriptions and City Problems - Pietro S. Nivola 20. Taxes or Grants: What Revenue Source for Sub-Central Governments? - Hansjoerg Bloechliger and Oliver Petzold Review Questions V: ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 21. The Techniques of Intergovernmental Regulation - U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 22. The Politics of Unfunded Mandates - Paul L. Posner 23. Another Look at Bargaining and Negotiating in Intergovernmental Management - Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire 24. American Public Administration and Impacts of International Governance - Laurence J. O'Toole Jr. and Kenneth I. Hanf Review Questions VI: EMERGING ISSUES AND CHALLENGES: THE FUTURE OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM 25. Homeland Security: The Federalism Challenge - Donald F. Kettl 26. Federalism by Waiver: MEDICAID and the Transformation of Long-term Care - Frank J. Thompson and Courtney Burke 27. Medical Marijuana: Implementing Gonzales v. Raich 28. Policy Innovation or Vertical Integration? A View of Immigration Federalism from the States - Lina Newton 29. National Health Care: Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services - U.S. Supreme Court 30. Intergovernmental Relations and Federalism: Its Past, Present and Future, and Does Anyone Care? - Jonathan Walters, for the MacArthur Foundation Review Questions American Intergovernmental Relations: Concluding Thoughts Index About the Editors

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  • ISBN13: 9781452226293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • ID: 9781452226293
  • ISBN10: 1452226296
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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