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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.


PrefaceAmerican Intergovernmental Relations: An OverviewI: CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS1. The Federal System - Morton Grodzins2. Models of National, State, and Local Relationships - Deil S. Wright3. The Paradox of the Middle Tier - Martha Derthick4. Intergovernmental Management: A View from the Bottom - Michael McGuire Review QuestionsII: LEGAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS5. The Constitution of the United States (Excerpts)6. Federalist No. 39 - James Madison7. What the Framers Meant by Federalism - Martin Diamond8. Dead or Alive? The Federalism Revolution and Its Meaning for Public Administration - Robert K. Christensen and Charles WiseReview QuestionsIII: POLITICAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS9. Governments as Interest Groups - Anne Marie Cammisa10. Trends and Issues in Interstate Cooperation - Ann O'M. Bowman11. Office of Intergovernmental Affairs: More Influential Than Ever - Ryan Holeywell12. Ways of Achieving Federal Objectives - Martha Derthick13. Beyond Preemption: Intergovernmental Partnerships to Enhance the New Economy - John DeWitt, Carl Stenberg, and Charles WiseReview QuestionsIV: FISCAL ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS14. The Economics of Intergovernmental Grants - George F. Break15. Federal Grants-in-Aid to State Governments: A Political Analysis - Phillip Monypenny16. Entrepreneurial Cities, U.S. Federalism, and Economic Development - Alberta M. Sbragia17. Why Categorical Grants? - U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations18. Financing Local Government in a Changing World - David Brunori19. Tense Commandments: Federal Prescriptions and City Problems - Pietro S. Nivola20. Taxes or Grants: What Revenue Source for Sub-Central Governments? - Hansjoerg Bloechliger and Oliver PetzoldReview QuestionsV: ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS21. The Techniques of Intergovernmental Regulation - U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations22. The Politics of Unfunded Mandates - Paul L. Posner23. Another Look at Bargaining and Negotiating in Intergovernmental Management - Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire24. American Public Administration and Impacts of International Governance - Laurence J. O'Toole Jr. and Kenneth I. HanfReview QuestionsVI: EMERGING ISSUES AND CHALLENGES: THE FUTURE OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL SYSTEM25. Homeland Security: The Federalism Challenge - Donald F. Kettl26. Federalism by Waiver: MEDICAID and the Transformation of Long-term Care - Frank J. Thompson and Courtney Burke27. Medical Marijuana: Implementing Gonzales v. Raich28. Policy Innovation or Vertical Integration? A View of Immigration Federalism from the States - Lina Newton29. National Health Care: Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services - U.S. Supreme Court30. Intergovernmental Relations and Federalism: Its Past, Present and Future, and Does Anyone Care? - Jonathan Walters, for the MacArthur FoundationReview QuestionsAmerican Intergovernmental Relations: Concluding ThoughtsIndexAbout 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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