The Twenty-First Century City
Resurrecting Urban America
By (author) Stephen Goldsmith
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Twenty-First Century City by Stephen Goldsmith
Book DescriptionA hopeful glimpse of the city of the future-a city where less bureaucratic intervention means lower costs, safer streets, and better services. Mayor Goldsmith has proved that by using this new philosophy of urban governance-of government acting as a business and perceiving its citizens as customers-America's cities can once again buzz with the sounds of success.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780847692514
(228mm x 168mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Goldsmith
Responsive City, Hardback (October 2014)
Leveraging Big Data and 21st century technology to renew cities and citizenship in America The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance.
Power of Social Innovation, Hardback (March 2010)
This seminal book provides tools for civic entrepreneurs to create healthier communities and promote innovative solutions to public and social problems. It shows how to effectively tackle the intractable issues facing our country and world by exploring new ways to collaborate across sectors and leveraging strengths for the greater good.
Unlocking the Power of Networks, Paperback (January 2009)
The era of strict top-down, stovepiped public management in America is over. The traditional dichotomy between public ownership and privatization is an outdated notion.
Governing by Network, Paperback (July 2004)» View all books by Stephen Goldsmith
A fundamental, but mostly hidden, transformation is happening in the way public services are being delivered, and in the way local and national governments fulfill their policy goals.
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Author Biography - Stephen Goldsmith
Stephen Goldsmith, former mayor of Indianapolis, earned a reputation as one of the nation's most innovative mayors. He is a research fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, assistant professor at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and chairman of the board of the Center for Civic Innovation at The Manhattan Institute. He is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis, where he lives with his wife and four children.
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