By J. Edwin Benton,John Kincaid
Counties normally satisfy 3 provider roles: conventional or state-mandated; neighborhood or municipal; and nearby or city. Benton has written the 1st scholarly remedy of county governments as prone of all 3 of those different types of prone, dispelling the idea that counties are mere prone of companies they're mandated to accomplish through their kingdom governments. County governments within the usa became more and more very important as carrier prone over the last numerous a long time, vis-a-vis municipalities and townships. those providers switch through the years and differ from sector to region.
Variations within the roles that county governments play within the provision of conventional, neighborhood, and local provider are defined. for this reason, as well as analyzing a number of signs of provider roles for all 3,043 counties within the usa, the research is prolonged to enquire the effect of political, country constitutions, statutes, and monetary reduction, inhabitants development styles, metropolitan/non-metropolitan prestige, and type of government.
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Counties as Service Delivery Agents: Changing Expectations and Roles by J. Edwin Benton,John Kincaid