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1st Edition

The Development of Local Government

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ISBN 9781032184494
January 30, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
406 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1931, The Development of Local Government presents a comprehensive account of the most important questions related to various aspects of local government. William A. Robson gives us an illuminating history and survey of facts about crucial themes like the municipal structure; the function of local authorities; public health administration; the danger of centralization; conflict of town and country; expansion of cities; need for reconstruction; cultural aspects of civic life; and employment of women in the municipal service. This book is a must read for students and researchers of public administration, political studies, and governance studies.

Table of Contents

Preface Prologue: Local Government in Crisis Part I: The Structure of Local Government 1. Critical 2. Constructive Part II: The Functions of Local Authorities Part III: The Local Government Service Part IV: The District Auditor Index of Persons and Places Table of Statutes Subject Index

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William A. Robson