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Citizen governance [electronic resource] :leading American communities into the 21st century / Richard C. Box.

By: Box, Richard C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 186 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452250380 (electronic bk.); 1452250383 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Local government -- United States -- Citizen participation | Political participation -- United States | Lokale overheden | Politieke participatie | Gemeindeverwaltung | B�urgerbeteiligung | USA | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration | Local government -- Citizen participation | Political participation | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 352.14/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: A Return to Original Values -- The Three Returns to Values of the Past -- Local Control -- Small and Responsive Government -- The Professional as Adviser, Not Controller -- The Downslope of the Wave of Reform -- The Principles of Community Governance -- The "Is" and the "Ought" -- Design of the Book -- The Nature of Community Governance -- Describing the Institution of Local Governance -- The Separate Path of Local Government -- The Era of Elite Control -- The Era of Democracy -- The Era of Professionalism -- The Era of Citizen Governance -- The Institutional Legacy -- Power in the Community -- The Debate About Community Leadership -- City Limits -- The Growth Machine -- Four Cities -- Varying Responses to Community Politics: A Case Study -- Community Policy Orientations -- Citizens -- Models of American Citizenship -- Critical Theory -- Governance by Citizens -- Barriers to Citizen Governance -- The Individual Knowledge Limit -- Creating Citizen Governance -- Representatives -- The Trustee and the Delegate -- The Nature of Community Representation -- The Burden of Representation -- Routine and Community Interest Policy -- The Coordinating Council -- Practitioners -- The Context of Public Service -- Evolution of the Public Service Practitioner -- The Public Service Role -- The Goals of Practitioners -- Personal Motivations -- Value-Free Neutrality -- Legitimacy -- Development Versus Sustainability -- Social Equity -- Facilitating Citizen Discourse -- Three Practitioner Role Types.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-175) and index.

Introduction: A Return to Original Values -- The Three Returns to Values of the Past -- Local Control -- Small and Responsive Government -- The Professional as Adviser, Not Controller -- The Downslope of the Wave of Reform -- The Principles of Community Governance -- The "Is" and the "Ought" -- Design of the Book -- The Nature of Community Governance -- Describing the Institution of Local Governance -- The Separate Path of Local Government -- The Era of Elite Control -- The Era of Democracy -- The Era of Professionalism -- The Era of Citizen Governance -- The Institutional Legacy -- Power in the Community -- The Debate About Community Leadership -- City Limits -- The Growth Machine -- Four Cities -- Varying Responses to Community Politics: A Case Study -- Community Policy Orientations -- Citizens -- Models of American Citizenship -- Critical Theory -- Governance by Citizens -- Barriers to Citizen Governance -- The Individual Knowledge Limit -- Creating Citizen Governance -- Representatives -- The Trustee and the Delegate -- The Nature of Community Representation -- The Burden of Representation -- Routine and Community Interest Policy -- The Coordinating Council -- Practitioners -- The Context of Public Service -- Evolution of the Public Service Practitioner -- The Public Service Role -- The Goals of Practitioners -- Personal Motivations -- Value-Free Neutrality -- Legitimacy -- Development Versus Sustainability -- Social Equity -- Facilitating Citizen Discourse -- Three Practitioner Role Types.

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