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1st Edition

American City Politics

ISBN 9780415759625
Published May 15, 2014 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Emeritus Professor of Politics at Oxford Brookes.