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American City Politics

By Peter J Madgwick

© 2007 – Routledge

128 pages

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About the Book

This book begins with an introductory outline of the structure of the city politics of the United States. There is a study of the city in the federal system, including the politics of feudal aid. This is followed by four case studies: the political roles of mayor, manager, boss and adminstrator-entrepreneur in the city.

Madgwick concludes with some comparative reflections indicating the significance of this study for British local government.

This book was first published in 1970.

Table of Contents

1. The city in the USA

2. The structure of city politics

3. The city in the federal system

4. Four political roles

5. Conclusion

About the Author

Emeritus Professor of Politics at Oxford Brookes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Elections