Commission government in American cities.

; King, Clyde L. (Clyde Lyndon), 1879-1937, editor
American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1911.

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Vol.38, nos.1-3 (1911:July-Nov.), Supplements bound together
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Other Authors King, Clyde L. 1879-1937,
Subjects Municipal government -- United States.
Municipal government by commission.
Municipal government.
United States.
Series American Academy of Political and Social Science. Annals ; v. 38.
Description 300 pages.
Notes With : Risks in modern industry. Philadelphia : American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1911. Bound together subsequent to publication. DLC
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Underlying principles and typical plans: History and underlying principles of commission govenment by E.S. Bradford. Commission government in the South by W.O. scroggs. Commission government in Iowa: The Des Moines plan by B.F. Shambaugh. Commission government in Kansas by F.G. Bates. Commission government in the West by F.H. MacGregor. Commission government in Illinois cities by J.A. Fairlie. The Grand Junction plan of city government and its results by J.W. Bucklin. The commission statute of New Jersey by J.M. Mathews. Adoptions and rejections under the commission statute of New Jersey by J.A. Dear. -- pt. II. Problems of commission government: Franchise provisions in commission charters and statutes by D.F. Wilcox. Budget provisions in commission-governed cities by L.G. Powers. Civil service provisions in commission charters by F.H. Goodwin. The short ballot and the commission plan by R.S. Childs. The initiative and referendum in commission cities by C.O. Gardner. Popular control under the recall by H.S. Gilbertson. The commission movement in Missouri by J.W.S. Peters. -- pt. III. Objections, limitations and modifications of the commission plan: Objections to commission government by W.G. Cooper. Some defects of commission government by D.F. Carpenter. Defects and limitations of the commission plan by C.O. Holly. Municipal government administered by a general manager the Stauton plan, by J. Crosby. The Lockport proposal by F.D. Silvernail. -- pt. IV. Results of commission govenment in typical cities: Galveston's commission plan of city government by F.R. Cheesborough. Results of commission government in Houston Texas by J.H. Farbar. The commission as it operates in Austin, Texas by A.P. Woolridge. What government by commission has accomplished in Des Moines by J.J. Hamilton. Results of commission government in Kansas City, Kansas by R.J. Higgins. Results of commission government in Emporia, Kansas by C.E. Hill. Results of commission government in Huntington, West Virginia by G.I. Neal. Birmingham, Alabama under the commission plan by W. Percy. Berkeley, California under commission form of government by W.C. Jones.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00169520
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