Urbanization in a Federalist Context

Urbanization in a Federalist Context

by Roscoe Martin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780202363301
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/15/2010
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Roscoe C. Martin was professor of political science at Syracuse University. He is the author of numerous books including Democracy in the Administrative State, Water for New York: A Study in State Administration of Water Resources, and River Basin Administration and the Delaware.

Table of Contents

l. A Nation of Cities
The Urbanization of America
Emergence of a New Society
The Country and the City
Urban Dwellers and Farm Folk
Some Consequent Problems
2. The American System: The Many and the One
The Federal System
The Place of the Cities
The Cities and the States
The Cities and theN ation
Quest for Operational Effectiveness
An Evolving Federalism
3. Unequal Partners: The Case of the Reluctant State
State Constitutions
Representative Government
Organization for Administration
4. Emergence of an Urban Partner
Government and Civil Aviation
The Issue of Federal Aid
The Recipient Government Dilemma
The Two Positions
Congressional Action and Reaction
The Crystallization of Policy
5. The Expanded Partnership: Nature
Rise of Federal-City Relations
Three Joint Programs
Federal-Aid Airport Program
Urban Renewal
Low-Rent Public Housing
Some Observations on the Expanded Partnership
6. Three Views of the Expanded Partnership
Washington: The View from Above
The Community: The View from Below
The State House: The Midway View
7. The Expanded Partnership: Appraisal
Consequences Anticipated and Unanticipated
Problems Real and Fancied
Local Government Organization
The Metropolitan Problem
The Expanded Partnership and the States
The Expanded Partnership and Democratic Government

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