xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : intergovernmental management and the challenges ahead / Timothy J. Conlan and Paul L. Posner Updating theories of American federalism / Richard P. Nathan Between a rock and a hard place : the evolution of American federalism / Timothy J. Conlan Intergovernmental finance in the new global economy : an integrated approach / Raymond C. Scheppach and Frank Shafroth Developing a national homeland security system : an urgent and complex task in intergovernmental relations / Charles R. Wise and Rania Nader Accountability and innovation : new directions in education policy and management / Kenneth K. Wong Welfare reform : a devolutionary success? / Jocelyn M. Johnston Medicaid waivers : license to shape the future of fiscal federalism / Carol S. Weissert and William G. Weissert Regionalism and global climate change policy : revisiting multistate collaboration as an intergovernmental management tool / Barry G. Rabe From oversight to insight : federal agencies as learning leaders in the information age / Shelley H. Metzenbaum Performance management and intergovernmental relations / Beryl A. Radin Block grants and devolution : a future tool? / Carl W. Stenberg Mandates : the politics of coercive federalism / Paul L. Posner Intergovernmental lobbying : how opportunistic actors create a less structured and balanced federal system / Troy E. Smith Conclusion : managing complex problems in a compound republic / Paul L. Posner and Timothy J. Conlan.
"Defines an agenda for improving the performance of America's intergovernmental system. Looks at the current state of intergovernmental relations, analyzes the system's fiscal underpinnings, and identifies principal tools to define intergovernmental management. Applies these themes to critical policy areas such as homeland security, education, welfare, health care, and the environment"--Provided by publisher.
"Sponsored by National Academy of Public Administration."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.