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Welfare Reform on the Web (April 2005): Community Regeneration and Development - Overseas

PRIVATE GOVERNMENTS IN URBAN AREAS: POLITICAL CONTRACTING AND COLLECTIVE ACTION.

S.E. Baer and R.C.Feiock

American Review of Public Administration, vol. 35, 2005, p. 42-56

New, "private" or "nested" governments are increasingly providing services such as sanitation and economic development to fee paying members within the boundaries of, and in addition to services provided by, existing local governments. Using a case study from Baltimore, article focuses on community benefit districts as an example of this type of organization.

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