By J. A. Chandler
The standard and nature of neighborhood govt varies largely among nations. This introductory textual content appears on the workings of neighborhood executive in England and Wales, Germany, France, eire, Italy, Sweden, Canada and america. The chapters have an analogous structure so the coed has a framework for systematic comparisons of the several case reports and a entire end summarises significant alterations and relationships among the buildings studied.
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However, developments Page 19 in the political system since the Second World War have resulted in the emergence of a number of highly educated, relatively young Labour councillors, the offspring of working-class parents, who have retained their class allegiance. These people have begun to play a significant role in local government, particularly in the cities. There is no formal training for councillors and, although some universities and polytechnics offer various short courses on aspects of the work, the ethos remains essentially amateur in what might be termed the British tradition.
Internal structures This section describes the internal organisation of local governments in terms of the role and method of election of their policy makers and the structures through which they appoint and organise the permanent bureaucracy of the system. Personnel, recruitment and training The effectiveness of local authorities is to an extent a function of their political masters and the personnel whom they appoint. This section Page 5 describes the backgrounds and consequent attitudes of local government personnel.
Such a task would involve theoretical complexities that are out of keeping with the introductory intentions of this work. It is, moreover, highly tendentious to construct generalisations based on studies of eight different countries. The chapters are, nevertheless, structured in accord with a common format of sections. This framework has been devised to allow readers easily to perceive similarities and differences between particular aspects of the eight local government systems that are the subject of this book.
Local Government in Liberal Democracies: An Introductory Survey by J. A. Chandler