This book uses the most comprehensive survey and case research available on the administrative and subnational policy aspects of the New Federalism. It presents readers with both summary and critical analyses of the management responses and adjustments throughout the fifty states in the U.S.
Part One: Overview of the New Federalism 1. An Organizational-Administrative View of Federalism 2. Ambivalent Federalism: Intergovernmental Policy in the Reagan Administration 3. Reagan Federalism: Goals and Achievements Part Two: Administrative Impacts on Subnational Governments 4. "Out with the Old, in with the New": The New Federalism, Intergovernmental Coordination, and Executive Order 12372 5. State Managerial Responses to the New Federalism 6. The Texas Response to Reagan's New Federalism Program: The Early Years 7. Small Cities' Policy Responses to the New Federalism 8. New Federalism and Capital Budgets: The Case of Tulsa Part Three: The Policy Impacts of the New Federalism 9. A Diminished Federal Role in Public and Assisted Housing Under Reagan 10. State Responses to Reductions in Federal Funds: Section 106 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Ac Amendments of 1972 11. State Government Control of Small Cities' CDBG Awards: The Case of Mississippi 12. Using Federal Budget Cuts for Administrative Reform: CDBG Cutbacks in a City Marginally Dependent upon Federal Funds (Houston, Texas) Part Four: The Policy Impacts of the New Federalism 12. The New Federalism and Intergovernmental Problem Solving 14. The Condition and Course of the System