The Future of Cities

The Future of Cities : Essays Based on a Series of Lectures Sponsored by the Worcester Municipal Research Bureau

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This book commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Worcester Municipal Research Bureau, a private, non-profit organization which conducts independent, non-partisan research on issues facing Worcester's municipal government. In this book are lectures from the 'Future of Cities' series (winter and spring 1995) sponsored by the Worcester Municipal Research Bureau.

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • 19 Mar 1996
  • University Press of America
  • Lanham, MD
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0761802703
  • 9780761802709

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David Schaefer is Professor of Political Science at Holy Cross College. Roberta Rubell Schaefer has been the Executive Director of Worcester Municipal Research Bureau since 1985.

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This fine volume enriches the current enthusiasm to revive, restore and reinvent local government by grounding it in solid principles and prudent practice. De Tocqueville's vision is skillfully applied to current issues. -- John A. Rohr, Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech An interesting mix of views on reinventing local government, restoring community in local communities, and reviving local citizenship in an era of fiscal devolution. -- John Kincaid, Lafayette College An interesting mix of views on reinventing local government, restoring community in local communities, and reviving local citizenship in an era of fiscal devolution. -- John Kincaid, Lafayette College This fine volume enriches the current enthusiasm to revive, restore and reinvent local government by grounding it in solid principles and prudent practice. De Tocqueville's vision is skillfully applied to current issues. -- John A. Rohr, Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech

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