Public works administration

Public works administration

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Physical structures and facilities that deliver the federal, state, and local governments' services are essential to the economic and social development of communities, regions, and nations. As our cities age and our government qrecreatesq itself, can our transportation, water resources, waste management, and public utilities systems absorb the strain? Gathered from experience and applied research, Public Works Administration is a collection of modern perspectives on public works administration. Contributors examine public works activities such as federal reservoirs, urban forestry, solid waste disposal, and urban highways and also explore the concepts of privatization, growth management, site location, and funding. This insightful volume makes a substantial contribution to the challenges of growth, professionalism, and accountability in the management of our public works. Public Works Administration provides a useful reference book for practitioners in the field and will also be an informative supplemental volume for students and academics in public administration and urban studies.Cities are typically the main providers of local TABLE 13.5 Propensity to Contract Summary Statistics services historically. Stein Provision of Public Works Services 235. Hours in office: outside designated time Negative Borcherding et al., 1982;anbsp;...

Title:Public works administration
Author:Lucy Brewer
Publisher:Sage Publications, Inc - 1997


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