Cover: 1400 Governments: The Political Economy of the New York Metropolitan Region, from Harvard University PressCover: 1400 Governments in E-DITION

1400 Governments

The Political Economy of the New York Metropolitan Region

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details

E-DITION

$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674594012

Publication Date: 01/01/1961

267 pages

12 charts, 21 tables

World

Related Subjects

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

The purpose of this volume—rarely attempted before—is to relate systematically the workings of urban government to the workings of the economic system. Robert Wood shows how population and economic activities analyzed in other NYMRS volumes are influenced by the Region’s 1,467 governments. Differentiating “public sector” from “private sector,” he analyzes the public sector in terms of two great systems that manage it—“local governments” and “regional enterprises” (like the Port of New York Authority). Vladimir Almendinger provides an ingenious application of factor analysis to the study of municipal finance.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound, by Daphne A. Brooks, from Harvard University Press

“Everything I Wanted”: Black Women Listeners and the High Fidelity Culture of Taste-Making

Daphne A. Brooks, author of Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound, praises Hulu’s High Fidelity series, whose main characters are creative, intelligent Black women who are passionate about music and confident in their tastes and opinions. Where are the other shows like it?