Sometimes it takes me awhile to get to my library. I hear about a book that interests me and I buy it. I do purchase more than I can consume in a timely manner. Fortunately, I do finally get around to all of them. So, for those of you that are annual attendees at the... Continue Reading →
My Favorite Reads for 2018
Some of these are re-reads. For me they were the most impactful over the last twelve months.
Book Recommendation–City Power, Urban Governance in a Global Age by Richard Schdragger
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 →
This Week’s Book Recommendation: Why Public Service Matters: Public Managers, Public Policy, and Democracy: Robert F. Durant: Books
I listened to an interview with Robert Durant. He truly believes in the value of the public service. This is a read well worth it. via Amazon.com: Why Public Service Matters: Public Managers, Public Policy, and Democracy (9780230341494): Robert F. Durant: Books.
This Week’s Book Recommendation–Governing the Metropolitan Region–Americas New Frontier–Raymond Cox III and David Miller
I have had the good fortune to know both Raymond and David and have had the opportunity to present with them on this subject matter at the 2013 annual conference of the Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). I found their insights to be invaluable. http://www.amazon.com/Governing-Metropolitan-Region-Americas-Frontier/dp/076563984X/ref=reader_auth_dp NASPAA PP SLIDES-2 copy 2013 NASPAA... Continue Reading →
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