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Title The Costs of federalism : in honor of James W. Fesler / edited by Robert T. Golembiewski and Aaron Wildavsky
Published New Brunswick, N.J., U.S.A. : Transaction Books, [1984]


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Description viii, 312 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction. E Pluribus Unum: plurality, diversity, variety and modesty / Aaron Wildavsky -- Pt. I. A plurality of conceptions. Prospects for pluralism in the American federal system: trends in unofficial public-sector intermediation / Nelson W. Polsby ; Why is there no socialism in the United States? A federal analysis / Theodore J. Lowi ; Federalism means inequality: political geometry, political sociology, and political culture / Aaron Wildavsky -- Pt. II. A diversity of practices. The maturing of American federalism / Donald F. Kettl ; Pushing on a string: the decentralization of health planning in Ontario / Carolyn J. Tuohy and Robert G. Evans ; "Centralization is the refuge of fear": a policymaker's use of a proverb of administration / Fred I. Greenstein -- Pt. III. A variety of winners and losers. French field administration revisited: the beginnings of the Mitterrand reforms / Alfred Diamant ; Political parties and the dollar: after the reforms / Herbert E. Alexander ; Contemporary American federalism: implications for American cities / David A. Caputo -- Pt. IV. Modest proposals. Industrial policy: disinvestment, retrenchment, and the evolving role of public and private institutions / Garry D. Brewer ; Organizing public work, round three: toward a new balance between political agendas and management perspectives / Robert T. Golembiewski ; Intergovernmental program delivery: structuring incentives for efficiency / James E. Swiss -- Pt. V. Overview. Some concluding observations: closing this tribute to that good and gentle man in New Haven / Robert T. Golembiewski
Analysis Federalism
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Subject Fesler, James W. (James William), 1911-2005.
Federal government -- United States.
Federal government.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Fesler, James W. (James William), 1911-2005.
Golembiewski, Robert T.
Wildavsky, Aaron B.
LC no. 84002470
ISBN 088738000X