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Decentralizing the City: A Study of Boston's Little City Halls

Nordlinger, Eric A.

Published by The M. I. T. Press, Cambridge, MA, 1972
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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(5) 310 pp, list of 4 diagrams and 16 tables, acknowledgments, I. Urban Decentralization: Evaluating Four Models; II. Boston's Little City Halls: Purposes; III. The Boston Bureaucracy: A Theoritical Analysis; IV. Little City Hall Managers and Department Supervisors; V. The Office of Public Service, The Mayor and the Commissioners; VI. Citizens as Clients; VII. The Manager, The Community and the Mayor; VIII. The Office of Public Service and its Critics. "Mayor Kevin White's Little City Hall program has aimed to increase governmental responsiveness, reduce citizen alienation, and improve city services. This study places the program in a historical- conceptual context beginning with Jefferson's and Madison's opposing views on decentralization and then examines in detail its problems and achievements, relationships with municipal agencies, department commissioners, the Mayor's Office, community groups, and neighborhood residents. It also offers a theoretical analysis of the behavior and performance characteristics of the Boston bureaucracy, which is applicable to other cities." Slightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001464

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Title: Decentralizing the City: A Study of Boston's...

Publisher: The M. I. T. Press, Cambridge, MA

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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