Public Authorities and the Determinants of Their Use By State and Local Governments

Leigland, James
September 1994
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Sep94, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p521
Academic Journal
Reviews the extent to which the concept of public authority contributes to an understanding of why such a type of government unit has proliferated across the United States. Lack of consensus concerning what public authorities are; Exploration of the determinants of the use of public authorities; Key factor for the popularity of public authorities.


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