PUBLICATIONS

Civil Community/Local Government

 

2016

Leckrone, J. Wesley and Michelle Atherton. 2016. “Despite Rising Inequality, Mayors are Still Focusing on Economic Development – Not Redistribution – to Help the Poor.” London School of Economics US Centre American Politics and Policy Blog, July 12. Free full text.

Leckrone, J. Wesley . 2016. Review of A Nice Place to Visit: Tourism and Urban Revitalization in the Postwar Rustbelt, by Aaron Cowan. Commonwealth: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics and Policy 18 (Fall): 126-128. Free full text.

Marbach, Joseph and J. Wesley Leckrone. 2016. “Civil Community.” In American Governance, ed. Stephen L. Schechter. Detroit: MacMillan Reference. Description and ordering information.

 

2015

Leckrone, J. Wesley, Michelle Atherton, Nicole Crossey, Andrea Stickley and Meghan Rubado. 2015. “Does Anyone Care About the Poor?: The Role of Redistribution in Mayoral Policy Agendas.” State and Local Government Review 47 (December): 240-254. Abstract and paid access.

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2015. “State and Local Political Culture.” In American Political Culture: An Encyclopedia, ed. Michael Shally-Jensen. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Description and ordering information.

 

2013

Kincaid, John. 2013. “David L. Woglom: Gown-Town Innovator.” PA Times: Public Service Supplement 36:2 (April/May/June): 12, 19.

 

2009

Kincaid, John. 2009. “Interlocal Cooperation in the United States.” In Crossing the Line: Dealing with Cross-Border Communities, ed. Bertus de Villiers. Johannesburg: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 31-45.

Kincaid, John. 2009. “Local Government.” In Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions, ed. Donald P. Haider-Markel. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 854-858. Description and ordering information.

 

2006

Leckrone, J. Wesley. 2006. “Metropolitan Planning Organizations.” In Federalism in America: An Encyclopedia, eds. Joseph Marbach, Ellis Katz and Troy Smith. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 420-421. Free full text.

 

2004

Elazar, Daniel J., Joseph R. Marbach, Stephen Schechter, Rozann Rothman, Maren Allen Stein and Karl Nollenberg. 2004. Opening Cybernetic Frontiers: The Cities of the Prairie. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction. Description and ordering information.

Marbach, Joseph and Daniel J, Elazar. 2004. “Joliet: In the Shadow of Chicago”; “The Rockford Civil Community: New Kid in the Northeastern Bloc”; “The Quad Cites: The ‘State of Scott’ and Illinois’ Northwest”; “Springfield: Capital Prospering.” In Opening of Cybernetic Frontiers: The Cities of the Prairie, ed. Joseph Marbach. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers. Description and ordering information.

Schechter, Stephen L. 2004. “Pueblo, Colorado: Modernization and the Mobilization of Public Capital, 1967 – 1997.” In Opening of the Cybernetic Frontier: Cities of the Prairie, ed. Daniel J. Elazar. New Brunswick: Transaction Press, 317 – 347. Description and ordering information.

 

2003

Marbach, Joseph. 2003. Review of The Civic Culture of Local Economic Development, by Laura Reese and Raymond Rosenfeld. Journal of Politics. 65 (February): 277. Paid access.

 

2002

Kincaid, John. 2002. Foreword. In Counties as Service Delivery Agents, by J. Edwin Benton. Westport, CT: Praeger, xvii-xxi. Description and ordering information.

Leckrone, J. Wesley and Joseph Meder. 2002. “Hardball: Local Government’s Foray Into Sports Franchise Ownership.” Journal of Urban Affairs 24 (Fall): 353-368. Abstract and paid access.

 

2000

Elazar, Daniel J. 2000. “Developing Frontier Cities: Lessons from the Cities of the Prairie Program.” In Developing Frontier Cities: Global Perspectives – Regional Contexts, eds. Harvey Lithwick and Yehuda Gradus. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 117-140. Description and ordering information.

Schechter, Stephen L. [1986] 2000. “From Industrial City to Metropolitan Civil Community: The Politics of Constitutional Change in Pueblo [Colorado].” In The Closing of the Metropolitan Frontier: Cities of the Prairie Revisited, ed. Daniel J. Elazar. New York: Routledge, 163 – 191. Description and ordering information.

 

1999

Kincaid, John. 1999. “Local Government in the Non-Centralized U.S. Federal System.” Official Report of the “U.S.-Japan Local Autonomy Forum.” New York: Japan Local Government Center.

 

1997

Kincaid, John. 1997. “Global Interdependence and Local Independence in American Federalism.” Future Challenges of Local Autonomy in Japan, Korea, and the United States, eds. Fukashi Horie and Masaru Nishio. Tokyo: National Institute for Research Advancement, 1997, 371-388.

Kincaid, John. 1997. “The End of Mainframe Consolidation.” The Regionalist 2 (Spring): 57-60.

Kincaid, John and Joshua L. Handelsman. 1997. American Cities in the Global Economy: A Survey of Municipalities on Activities and Attitudes. Washington, DC: National League of Cities, 86.

 

1996

Elazar, Daniel J. 1996. “The Frontier as Chain Reaction.” In Frontiers in Regional Development, eds. Yehudah Gradus and Harvey Lithwick. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 173-190. Free full text.

 

1994

Elazar, Daniel J. 1994. Religious Factors, Political Culture and Political Geography in the United States: The Problem of Political Cultural Change. Philadelphia: The Center for the Study of Federalism.
 

1993

Elazar, Daniel J. 1993. Review of Mapping American Culture, eds. Wayne Franklin and Michael Steiner. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 23 (Fall): 147. Free full text.

Kincaid, John. 1993. “Regulatory Regionalism in Metropolitan Areas: Voter Resistance and Reform Persistence.” Pace Law Review 13 (Fall): 449-480. Free full text.

Kincaid, John. 1993. “Consumership versus Citizenship: Is There Wiggle Room for Local Regulation in the Global Economy?” In Managing Foreign Relations in Federal States, ed. Brian Hocking. London: University of Leicester Press, 22-47.

 

1991

Kincaid, John. 1991. “Financing Local Government in the United States.” In Local Government: An International Perspective, eds. Jeffrey Owens and Giorgio Panella. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 141-169.

Kincaid, John. 1991. Review of Challenging the Boundaries of Reform: Socialism in Burlington, by W. J. Conroy. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 21 (Spring): 131-133. Paid access.

 

1990

Elazar, Daniel J. 1990. Foreword in The Politics of Urban Planning Policy, by Efraim Torgovnik. Lanham, MD: University Press of America/Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, xv-xvii. Description and ordering information.

Kincaid, John. 1990. “Federalism and Community in the American Context.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 20 (Spring): 69-87. Abstract and paid access.

 

1989

Kincaid, John. 1989. “Rain Clouds Over Municipal Diplomacy: Dimensions and Possible Sources of Negative Public Opinion” In The New International Cities Era: The Global Activities of North American Municipal Governments, eds. Earl H. Fry, Lee H. Radebaugh, and Panayotis Soldatos. Provo, UT: David M. Kennedy Center for International Affairs, Brigham Young University, 223-249.

Kincaid, John. 1989. “Metropolitan Governance: Reviving International and Market Analogies.” Intergovernmental Perspective 15 (Spring): 23-27.

 

1987

Elazar, Daniel. J. 1987. Building Cities in America: Urbanization and Suburbanization in a Frontier Society. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. Description and ordering information.

 

1986

Elazar, Daniel J., with Rozann Rothman, Stephen L. Schechter, Maren Allan Stein, Joseph Zikmund II. 1986. Cities of the Prairie Revisited: The Closing of the Metropolitan Frontier. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Description and ordering information.

Republished with a new Introduction by Daniel Elazar as: Elazar, Daniel J. with Rozann Rothman, Stephen L. Schechter, Maren Allan Stein, Joseph Zikmund II. 2002. The Closing of the Metropolitan Frontier: Cities of the Prairie Revisited. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1986. “Marketplace and Commonwealth and the Three Political Cultures.” In State Politics and the New Federalism: Reading and Commentary. New York, NY: Longman Publishing.

Kincaid, John. 1986. Review of Intergovernmental Mediation: Negotiations in Local Government Disputes, eds. Roger Richman, Orion F. White, Jr. and Machaux H. Wilkinson. Perspective 15 (July/August): 107 and Publius: The Journal of Federalism 17 (Winter 1987): 183-184.

 

1985

Kincaid, John. 1985. Review of The Politics of San Antonio: Community, Progress, and Power, eds. David A. Johnson, John A. Booth, and Richard J. Harris.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 15 (Winter): 185-186. Paid access.

Kincaid, John. 1985. “What Makes a New Town Work?” Resource 2 (Fall): 18-20.

 

1984

Elazar, Daniel J. 1984. “The Cities of the Prairie and the Great Society.” In The Great Society at the Grass Roots, ed. Rozann Rothman. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. Free full text of book.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1984. “Cities of the Prairie, Parts I and II.” In Understanding the Quality of Public Life: An Anthology About Minnesota’s Political Culture. Minneapolis: Citizen’s League.

 

1983

Kincaid, John, John R. Todd and James L. Danielson. 1983. Migration and Public Attitudes in a New Sunbelt City: The Colony, Texas, 1982. Denton, TX: Bureau of Government Research, North Texas State University, 33.

 

1982

Elazar, Daniel J. 1982. “Steps in the Study of American Political Culture.” In Political Culture, Public Policy, and the American States, ed. John Kincaid. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 223-235. Paid access to earlier version in Publius: The Journal of Federalism.

Kincaid, John. 1982. “Political Culture and the Quality of Urban Life.” In Political Culture, Public Policy, and the American States, ed. John Kincaid. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 121-142. Paid access to earlier version in Publius: The Journal of Federalism.

Kincaid, John. 1982. “Dimensions and Effects of America’s Political Cultures.” Journal of American Culture 5 (Fall): 84-92. Paid access.

Kincaid, John. 1982. “Mentoring, Loyalty, and the Persistence of Machine Politics.” Texas Journal of Political Studies 4 (Spring/Summer): 21-36.

Kincaid, John. 1982. “Community and Economic Development.” In The Lieutenant Governor’s Higher Education Conference on New Federalism, ed. Delbert A. Taebel. Arlington, TX: Institute of Urban Studies, University of Texas at Arlington, August, 1-18.

 

1980

Elazar, Daniel J. 1980. “The 1980s: Entering the Citybelt-Cybernetic Frontier.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Winter): 13-27. Paid access.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1980. “Political Culture on the Plains.” Western Historical Quarterly 11 (Summer): 261-283. Paid access.

Kincaid, John. 1980. “Political Cultures of the American Compound Republic.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Spring): 1-15. Paid access.

Kincaid, John. 1980. “Political Culture and the Quality of Urban Life.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 10 (Spring): 89-110. Paid access.

Kincaid, John. 1980. “Bibliographic Sources for the Study of Political Culture.” CFS Notebook 10 (Spring): 4-28. Free full text.

 

1978

Elazar, Daniel J. 1978. Review of Cultural Regions of the United States, by Raymond D. Gastil. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 8 (Fall): 156-158.

 

1977

Kincaid, John. 1977. Jersey City Voters and the Mayoral Election of 1977. Jersey City, NJ: Urban Studies Program, Saint Peter’s College, 34.

Kincaid, John. 1977. “Hudson County Legislative Elections,” New Jersey Magazine 7 (November/December): 47-53.

 

1976

Elazar, Daniel J. 1976. “Citizenship and Public in Metropolitan America.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 6 (Spring): 1-12. Paid access.

 

1975

Elazar, Daniel J. and Joseph Zikmund II, eds. 1975. The Ecology of American Political Culture: Readings. New York: T.Y. Crowell.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1975. “Suburbanization: Reviving the Town as the Metropolitan Frontier.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 5 (Winter): 53-80. Paid access.

Elazar, Daniel J., Robert Dykstra and Harlan Hahn. 1975. The Clash of Political Subcultures: An Analysis of the Iowa Referenda on Negro Suffrage 1858-1867. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

 

1973

Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. The Metropolitan Frontier: A Perspective on Urbanization in America. New York: General Learning.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. “Foreword.” In Black Politics in Philadelphia, eds. Miriam Ershkowitz and Joseph Zikmund II. New York: Basic Books.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. “Decision-Makers in Communal Agencies: A Profile.” Journal of Jewish Communal Service 49 (Summer).

Lutz, Donald S. and Richard Feld. 1973. “Recruitment Patterns and Role Orientation of Candidates to the Houston City Council: A Look at the Political Activist.” The Municipal Matrix 4.

 

1972

Feld, Richard D. and Donald S. Lutz. 1972. “Recruitment to the Houston City Council.” The Journal of Politics 34 (August): 924-33. Paid access.

 

1971

Elazar, Daniel J. 1971. The Politics of Belleville: A Profile of the Civil Community. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1971. “Community Self-Government and the Crisis of American Politics.” Ethics 81 (January): 91-106.

 

1970

Elazar, Daniel J. 1970. Cities of the Prairie: The Metropolitan Frontier and American Politics. New York: Basic Books.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1984. Cities of the Prairie. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Chapter Seven Abridged as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1975. “Competing Political Cultures in Illinois.” In The Ecology of American Political Culture, eds. Daniel J. Elazar and Joseph Zikmund II. New York: T.Y. Cromwell.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1970. The Metropolitan Frontier: A Perspective on Urbanization in America. Morristown: General Learning Press.

 

1968

Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. Studying the Civil Community. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. “Megalopolis and the New Sectionalism.” The Public Interest 2 (Spring): 62-85.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. “A Nation of Cities: Essays on American Urban Problems.” In A Nation of Cities, ed. Robert A. Goldwin. Chicago: Rand McNally, 89-97.

Elazar, Daniel J. and Joseph Zikmund II. 1968. The Study of American Political Culture, Working Kit No. 1: Culture and the Study of Political Culture. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1968. The Study of American Political Culture, Working Kit No. 2: American Political Culture and Its Subcultures. Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism.

Kincaid, John and Warner Bloomberg. 1968. “Parent Participation: Practical Policy or Another Panacea?” The Urban Review 2 (June): 5-11.

Reprinted in Erikson et al., eds. 1972. Social Change, Conflict and Education: Foundations Text and Reader. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill, 67-77.

 

1967

Kincaid, John. 1967. An Encounter with the Future: The University and the Community–A Survey of North Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA: Committee for Racial Justice and Coalition for Fair Housing, 27.

 

1966

Elazar, Daniel J. 1966. “Are We a Nation of Cities?The Public Interest 4 (Summer): 42-58. Free full text.

Abridged as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1966. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” Congressional Record. 89th Congress, 2nd Session. 

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1969. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” In Urban Politics and Problems; A Reader, eds. H.R. Mahood and Edward L. Angus. New York: Scribner.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1969. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” In Political Power and the Urban Crisis, ed. Alan Shank. Boston: Holbrook Press.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1971. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” In The American Political System: Introductory Readings, eds. Richard E. Morgan and James E. Connor. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1972. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” In The End of Innocence: A Suburban Reader, ed. Charles M. Haar. Glenview: Scott Foresman, 8-13.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. “Are We A Nation of Cities?” In Perspectives on the American Community 2nd Ed., ed. Ronald Warren. Chicago: Rand McNally.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1973. “Are We a Nation of Cities?” In This is a Sociology Reader, eds. Angela Lask, Richard Roe and Students. San Francisco: Rinehart Press.

 

1965

Elazar, Daniel J. 1965. “Constitutional Change in a Long-Depressed Civil Community: A Case Study of Duluth, Minnesota.” Journal of the Minnesota Academy of Sciences 33 (January): 49-66.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1965. “The Direction and Future of Public Library Service and Facilities in Hennepin County and Minneapolis.” Report of the Citizens League of Minneapolis and Hennepin County. March 3.

 

1964

Elazar, Daniel J., and Douglas St. Angelo. 1964. “Cosmopolitans and Locals in Contemporary Community Politics.” Journal of the Minnesota Academy of Sciences 31 (May): 171-177.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1964. “Influences on Political Values and the Wabash Basin.” In Regional Development and the Wabash Region, ed. Ronald Boyce. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 121-141.

 

1961

Elazar, Daniel J. 1961. “Local Government in Intergovernmental Perspective.” In Illinois Local Government: Final Report and Background Papers, ed. Lois Pelekoudas. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 24-35. Free full text.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1961. “Local Government in Intergovernmental Perspective.” In Illinois Local Government, ed. Lois Pelekoudas. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1969. “Local Government in Intergovernmental Perspective.” In Cooperation and Conflict: A Reader in American Federalism, eds. Daniel J. Elazar, R. Bruce Carroll, Kenneth E. Gray, E. Lester Levine, and Douglas St. Angelo. Itasca: F.E. Peacock, 416-423.

Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1969. “Local Government in Intergovernmental Perspective.” In The Politics of American Federalism, ed. Daniel J. Elazar. Lexington: D.C. Heath.

Elazar, Daniel J. 1961. A Case Study in the Failure of Metropolitan Integration: Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee. Issue 81 of NORC Report. Chicago: National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago Press.

 

1960

Elazar, Daniel J. 1960. Some Social Problems of the Northeastern Illinois Metropolitan Area. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Republished as: Elazar, Daniel J. 1961. “Some Social Problems of the Northeastern Illinois Metropolitan Area.” Public Aid in Illinois (April).

 

1959

Elazar, Daniel J. 1959. “Metro and the Voters.” In Planning: Selected Papers from the National Planning Conference. Ann Arbor: American Society of Planning Officials.