American Intergovernmental Relations, 4th Edition
Laurence J OToole
CQ Press, Jul 15, 2006 - Political Science - 373 pages
With feedback from adopters, editor Laurence O&BAD:rsquo;Toole retains important classic selections from earlier editions while freshening this volume with new selections that cover not only the impact of recent fiscal developments and international influences on U.S. intergovernmental relations, but also explore the key role of the Supreme Court in shaping the system&BAD:rsquo;s evolution in such areas as homeland security, interstate relations, and local finance. Judicious editing of essays and substantial part introductions make American Intergovernmental Relations an invaluable text and an engaging read.
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Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
What the Framers Meant by Federalism
The Federal System
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ACIR action activity actors agency American federalism American intergovernmental areas authority bargaining block grants Bundesrat categorical grants central century cities Commerce Clause compacts complex Congress congressional Constitution cooperation cooperative federalism coordination costs decisions economic effective enacted eral ernment expenditures federal aid federal government federal grants federal system Federalist fiscal functions global goals governmental grant programs Grodzins Grundgesetz homeland security implementation important increased influence interdependence interest groups intergovern intergovernmental politics intergovernmental relations intergovernmental system interstate compacts involved issues Jonathan Walters jurisdiction Lander legislation levels of government limited local governments major mandates Medicaid ment Morton Grodzins municipal national government negotiation officials operations parties problems property tax recent recipient reform regulation regulatory Republican requirements response revenue role social spending strategy structure subnational tion U.S. Constitution U.S. Supreme Court Unfunded Mandates United urban Washington welfare