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Contents Foreword Alice Rivlin 1. Introduction: Intergovernmental Management and the Challenges Ahead Paul L. Posner and Timothy J. Conlan Part I. Framing the Intergovernmental Debate 2. Updating Theories of American Federalism Richard P. Nathan 3. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Evolution of American Federalism Timothy J. Conlan 4. Intergovernmental Finance in the New Global Economy: An Integrated Approach Raymond C. Scheppach and Frank Shafroth Part II. Testing the Intergovernmental System: Issues and Challenges 5. Developing a National Homeland Security System: An Urgent and Complext Task in Intergovernmental Relations Charles R. Wise and Rania Nader 6. Accountability and Innovation: New Directions in Education Policy and Management Kenneth K. Wong 7. Welfare Reform: A Devolutionary Success? Jocelyn M. Johnston 8. Medicaid Waivers: License to Shape the Future of Fiscal Federalism Carol S. Weissert and William G. Weissert 9. Regionalism and Global Climate Change Policy: Revisiting Multistate Collaboration as an Intergovernmental Management Tool Barry G. Rabe Part III. Issues of Governance in the Intergovernmental System 10. From Oversight to Insight: Federal Agencies as Learning Leaders in the Information Age Shelley H. Metzenbaum 11. Performance Management and Intergovernmental Relations Beryl A. Radin 12. Block Grants and Devolution: A Future Tool? Carl W. Stenberg 13. Mandates: The Politics of Coercive Federalism Paul L. Posner 14. Intergovernmental Lobbying in the Twenty-First Century Troy E. Smith 15. Conclusion: Managing Complex Problems in a Compound Republic Paul L. Posner and Timothy J. Conlan Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Federal government -- United States.
Central-local government relations -- United States.
Decentralization in government -- United States.
Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States.