Alberta's Local Governments: Politics and Democracy
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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Urban Governmental Structures
Rural and Evolving Forms of Local Government
Policy Makers and Democracy
Bureaucratic Behaviour and Democratic Institutions
Interest Groups and Democracy
Parties Representation and Elections
Planning and Democratic Institutions
Conflict of Interest
Local Political Parties
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