Local Government E-disclosure & Comparisons: Equipping Deliberative Democracy for the 21st Century

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University Press of America, 2005 - Business & Economics - 317 pages
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In Local Government e-Disclosure & Comparisons, author Tim Turner proposes an information system to counterbalance the social complexity represented by over 87,000 local governments and their myriad subordinate units. Under his plan, an e-disclosure regimen will populate a federated system of state-based electronic repositories, creating a nationwide data warehouse.
  

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Contents

Preface
xi
THE ARGUMENT IN BRIEF
1
TRENDS
25
FOUR FORCES FOR CHANGE
27
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TRENDS
71
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRENDS
91
SKETCHING THE CONSTITUTIVE PARTS
127
DATA AND DATA WAREHOUSING ISSUES
129
THE VARIETY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT DATA ELEMENTS
167
IMPLEMENTATION
193
THE ROAD AHEAD
195
POSTSCRIPT ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISCLOSURE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
209
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Timothy J. Turner, former executive vice-president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, holds an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio; a Certificate of Individual Theological Study from Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas; an M.Div. from the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio; and a B.A in Economics from the University of Houston. A South Texas petroleum landman and a licensed Episcopal minister, the author serves on various community and local government boards.

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