Service Challenges and Governance Issues Confronting American Counties in the 21st Century: An Overview
Source: J. Edwin Benton, Jacqueline Byers, Beverly A. Cigler, Kenneth A. Klase, Donald C. Menzel, Tanis J. Salant, Gregory Streib, James H. Svara, and William L. Waugh Jr., State and Local Government Review, Vol. 40 no. 1, 2008
From the abstract:
More than ever, American counties are faced with service challenges and governance issues that have implications for their effectiveness as units of government. The authors of this essay offer insight into these matters based on their extensive interactions with county elected officials and practitioners and state and regional associations of counties.