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dc.contributor.authorDohm, Richard R.eng
dc.date.issued1970eng
dc.description"School of Business and Public Administration 1970; Extension Division University of Missouri-Columbia"eng
dc.description"3/70/500"eng
dc.description.abstract"This study is in the nature of an experiment. Originally, the self assigned task of the author was to survey and analyze city administrator structures in small Missouri cities. However, through attempts to explain the rather innovative phenomena, broad, fundamental questions were raised regarding the reasons for the creation of these structures. This, in tum, suggested questions concerning the political culture in Missouri. For this reason, the author has included a chapter on that very difficult subject, relying primarily on the work of Daniel J. Elazar to gain comparability, fully cognizant that the necessary empirical evidence is in short supply. Still, it is felt that no study of local government in Missouri is'satisfaaory without relating the work to the wider political culture of the state. Furthermore, although empirical evidence is not available to support all of the author's assertions, it is felt that those engaged in local government in Missouri will attest to their descriptive accurateness. The author wants to thank all of those individuals who gave so kindly of their time in interviews; their cooperation was extraordinary and, of course, crucial to the study. Also, the author's colleague, George F. Nickolaus, was extremely helpful in suggesting points of development and extending encouragement. The suggestions of Robert F. Karsch were also extremely valuable, as were the comments of Lloyd M. Wells, Arthur L. Kalleberg, and Louise Dohm. Sharon Brown, the secretary who so diligently typed the manuscript and bibliography, is also thanked far her efforts. The final responsibility for the work is, of course, the author's."--Preface.eng
dc.description.bibrefIncludes bibliographical references.eng
dc.identifier.otherUED-0001-1970eng
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/75453
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Divisioneng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. Extensioneng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUED (University of Missouri Extension) ; 0001(1970)eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.
dc.rights.licenseProvided for historical documentation only. Check Missouri Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station websites for current information.eng
dc.titleReform from within : the development of the city administrator form of government in small Missouri citieseng
dc.typeBookeng


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