Great Cities of the World: Their government, Politics and Planning

Great Cities of the World: Their government, Politics and Planning

by W.A. Robson

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ISBN-13: 9781135672478
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/05/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 814
File size: 14 MB
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Table of Contents

Part One: The Great City of Today

1. A modern phenomenon

2. The metropolitan community

3. Special constitutional features

4. The elected council

5. The city council as executive

6. An executive appointed by the council

7. The elected mayor as executive

8. An elected committee as executive

9. An executive appointed by the central government

10. Municipal services

11. The need for integration

12. The attempt to expand

13. The Ad Hoc authority for special purposes

14. Other attempts to solve the problem

15. Politics in the great city

16. Divided civic and political interest

17. Relations with higher authorities

18. Municipal finance

19. Planning the great city

20. The problems summarized

21. The metropolitan region of tomorrow

PART TWO

Amsterdam, J.P. Wilschut

Bombay and Calcutta, Professor M. Verkatarangaia

Buenos Aires, Professor Rafael Bielsa

Chicago, Professor Robert A. Walker

Copenhagen, Dr Axel Holm

London, Professor William A. Robson

Los Angeles, Professor Winston W. Crouch and Professor Dean E. McHenry

Manchester, Lady Shena Simon

Montreal and Toronto, K.B. Callard

Moscow, Roger Simona and Maurice Hookham

New York, Professor Rexford Guy Tugwell

Paris, Brian Chapman

Rio de Janeiro, Jose Arthur Rios

Rome, Professor Giuseppe Chiarelli

Stockholm, Professor Gunnar Heckscher and Per HOlm

Sydney, Professor F.A. Bland

Wellington, Ralph H. Brookes

Zurich, Professor Max Imboden

SUPPLEMENTARY STUDIES
Cologne, Lorenz Fischer and Peter van Hauten

Johannesburg, Dr L. P. Green

Tokyo and Osaka, Professor Masamichi Royama

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