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Author Hirschhorn, Bernard.

Title Democracy reformed : Richard Spencer Childs and his fight for better govenrment / Bernard Hirschhorn ; foreword by William N. Cassella, Jr.

Published Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 1997.

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 UniM Store  320.8092 HIRS GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiv, 233 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in American history, 0084-9219 ; no. 174
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / William N. Cassella, Jr. -- 1. Civic Engagement -- 2. The Ballot Game -- 3. Prescription for Democracy -- 4. The Politics of Short Ballot Reform, 1910-1920 -- 5. "We Learn to Manage Cities," 1912-1933 -- 6. "The New Profession of City Manager," 1914-1937 -- 7. Exploring the "Dark Continent": American Counties, 1912-1930 -- 8. Reform: the New York Experience, 1934-1977 -- 9. Childs's Play: Civic Battlefront Revisited, 1947-1977 -- 10. "Best States for a Murder," 1947-1977 -- 11. Inside Political Parties, 1952-1977 -- 12. Loss and Remembrance.
Subject Childs, Richard S. (Richard Spencer), b. 1882.
Political scientists -- United States -- Biography.
Civic leaders -- United States -- Biography.
Local elections -- United States.
Municipal government by city manager -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
Progressivism (United States politics)
ISBN 0313301441 (alk. paper)