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Governance education : helping city councils learn

Subjects: 
City council,City councilmember,Municipal government--Administration,Public administration
Status: 
Avail
Format: 
Article
Description: 
p. 490-500
General Contents: 

In Public Administration Review, Vol. 57, no. 6 (November/December 1997).,Includes bibliographical references (p. 499-500)

Abstract: 
This article shows how city councils can learn to govern better. The author suggests an on-the-job learning framework that uses the political context to stimulate effective group action. Called governance education, this gramework gives coucil members a safe way to frame actual (not theoretical) policies after they resolve their most difficult situations.
Publish Date: 
12/17/2001
Author/Speaker: 
Vogelsang--Coombs, Vera