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Government is Us 2.0 / Edition 1

Government is Us 2.0 / Edition 1

by Cheryl Simrell King
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ISBN-13: 9780765625021
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/15/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 785,083
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part I Introduction 1

1 The Context: Citizens, Administrators, and Their Discontents Cheryl Simrell King Renee Nank 3

2 Citizens and Administrators: The Possibilities and Dilemmas Cheryl Simrell King 17

Part II Democracy and Engagement Through Different Lenses 29

3 Democracy as a Way of Life: Rethinking the Places and Practices of Public Administration Kelly Campbell Rawlings Thomas Catlaw 31

4 The Citizenship Role of the Public Professional: Imagining Private Lives and Alternative Futures Richard C. Box 59

5 Cultivating and Sustaining Empathy as a Normative Value in Public Administration Lisa A. Zanetti 76

6 Models of Citizen Participation: Measuring Engagement and Collaboration Mary M. Timney 86

7 Democratic Governance through Public-Nonprofit Partnerships: Reclaiming "A Usable Past" from the Settlement House Movement Jennifer K. Alexander 101

Part III Stories of Practice 117

8 The EPA Seeks Its Role in Communities: Evolutionary Engagement Walter W. Kovalick Alan Walts Suzanne Wells 119

9 Obituary: Team Metro Claire Mostel 147

10 Eliminating Institutional Racism within Local Government: The City of Seattle Race and Social Justice Initiative Elliott Bronstein Glenn Harris Ron Harris-White Julie Nelson 157

11 A Case of Transformational Change: Making Sustainability Real in the City of Olympia Michael Mucha 174

12 Think Global, Act Local? A Short Story Larry S. Luton 185

Part IV Imagining the Possibilities 213

13 Imagining the Possibilities Cheryl Simrell King Ryan K. Warner 215

About the Editors and Contributors 223

Index 229

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