“Go Teach a Course.” This is just one title of the many different links on ICMA’s home page relevant to teaching. The volume of ICMA’s references to academia and the directness of these four words are telling. There is significant interest in teaching among the membership. Whether you are a seasoned in-service local government professional... Continue Reading →
I would suggest that each and everyone of you interested in the day to day life of a city manager read this book. If I didn't know better, John Thompson was a fly on the wall in my office when I was a city manager. A good read with great insights.
City Power--Urban Governance in a Global Age Challenges conventional theories of city power Articulates a vision of the democratic city appropriate for the new urban age Celebrates urban politics and argues for its relevance and salience in the age of global capital A thorough examination of the law and politics of the city and how... Continue Reading →