Governing Metropolitan Regions in the 21st Century

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prologue: On Metropolitan Government and Governancep. xi
Introduction: Contextual Factors Affecting Who Will Govern Metropolitan Regions in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 3
Metropolitan Government in the United States? Not Now ... Not Likelyp. 11
Why Metropolitan Governance Is Growing, as Is the Need for Elastic Governmentsp. 39
Who Will Govern American Metropolitan Regions, and How?p. 54
Moving Toward Regional Governance Incrementally: The St. Louis Casep. 79
Governance and the Struggle for the Downtown: St. Louis, 1952-2005p. 108
Governmental Fragmentation and Metropolitan Governance: Does Less Mean More? The Case of the Baltimore Regionp. 126
Consolidated and Fragmented Governments and Regional Cooperation: Surprising Lessons from Charlotte, Cleveland, Indianapolis, and Wyandotte Country/Kansas City, Kansasp. 143
Louisville Transformed but Hardly Changed: A Survey of a City Before and After Mergerp. 164
Regional Roles and Relationships: A Fifty-Year Evolution of Governance in Metropolitan Phoenix, 1960-2008p. 185
New Orleans, Land of Dreams: Metropolitan Governance After Hurricane Katrinap. 205
A Review of Canadian Metropolitan Regions: Governance and Governmentp. 221
Even Greater Vancouver: Metropolitan Morphing in Canada's Third-Largest City Regionp. 237
Some Reflections on Metropolitan Governance in Contemporary Mexican Citiesp. 264
About the Editor and Contributorsp. 287
Indexp. 295
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