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The Rise of the Public Authority - a book by Radford, Gail

The Rise of the Public Authority

Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America

The Rise of the Public Authority( )
Author: Radford, Gail
ISBN:978-0-226-03772-1
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In the late nineteenth century, public officials throughout the United States began to experiment with new methods of managing their local economies and meeting the infrastructure needs of a newly urban, industrial nation. Stymied by legal and financial barriers, they created a new class of quasi-public agencies called public authorities. Today these entities operate at all levels of government, and range from tiny operations like the Springfield Parking Authority in...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / Banks & Banking
Business & Economics / Government & Business
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.81 Pounds

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