In this unique contributed volume that features chapters written by top scholars paired with practitioner responses, students can see just how much the landscape of intergovernmental relations has evolved in recent years, with diminishing vertical flows of resources, and increased horizontal flows in the form of cross-jurisdictional and interlocal collaboration.

Government at all levels must respond to increasing demands in both of these dimensions giving these contributors plenty to say about the future of intergovernmental management in such areas as:

the changing role of managers,; disaster response,; social welfare spending,; cross-boundary management,; regional public-private partnerships, and; sustainable cities.

Contributors include Robert Agranoff, J. Edwin Benton, Beverly A. Cigler, Brian K. Collins, Mauricio Covarrubias, Raymond W. Cox II, John Kincaid, Christopher Koliba, William Lester, David Y. Miller, Beryl A. Radin, Juan M. Romero, and Eric S. Zeemering.

Chapter 9: International Intergovernmental Relations and Impacts on American Federalism

International Intergovernmental Relations and Impacts on American Federalism

International intergovernmental relations and impacts on american federalism
Beverly A.CiglerPenn State Harrisburg

U.S. state and local governments engage in international issues in ways previously not envisioned, building relationships far beyond the areas of promotion of economic trade, cultural exchanges, ...

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