Alberta's Local Governments: Politics and Democracy

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University of Alberta, 1994 - Political Science - 603 pages
During the last decade, Alberta municipalities have endured hardships they have not faced since the Great Depression. Changes in the province's political structures appear to have been made primarily to transfer a greater share of the costs of local government to the municipalities, yet surprisingly few municipal politicians have resisted the province's financial policies.
 

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Contents

Intergovernmental Relations
25
Urban Governmental Structures
69
Government by Council and Executive Committee
81
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101
Governmental Reorganization
147
Bureaucratic Behaviour and Democratic Institutions
215
Interest Groups and Democracy
247
Parties Representation and Elections
273
Municipal Activities
361
Planning and Democratic Institutions
405
Education Funding
437
Education Government
443
Conflict of Interest
449
Local Political Parties
459
427
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