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Governing Partners

State-local Relations In The United States, 1st Edition

By Russell L Hanson


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Recently, budgetary restraints and institutional gridlock have limited the role of the national government in domestic policymaking. Subnational governments have responded by assuming primary responsibility for a number of key problems, including economic development, educational improvement, environmental regulation, and health and welfare innovat

Table of Contents

1 The Interaction of State and Local Governments, 2 The Intergovernmental Setting of State-Local Relations, 3 State-Local Relations: Union and Home Rule, 4 Emerging Trends in State-Local Relations, 5 The Politics of State-Local Fiscal Relations, 6 Partners for Growth: State and Local Relations in Economic Development, 7 The State-Local Partnership in Education, 8 Environmental Regulation and State-Local Relations, 9 Untidy Business: Disaggregating State-Local Relations, 10 The Politics of State Health and Welfare Reforms

About the Author

Russell L. Hanson is professor of political science at Indiana University.

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