Federal-Local Relations Under Block Grants
Richard P. Nathan and Paul R. Dommel report on changes that occurred in the pattern of federal-local relations as a result of the consolidation in 1974 of federal categorical aid programs for physical development into "community development block grants." They find that more decentralized decision making has occurred under the block grant system, but that as the program progressed, there was evidence of increased federal control.
Sharing the Burden: Strategies for Public and Private Long-Term Care Insurance, Joshua M. Wiener, Laurel Hixon Illston and Raymond J. Hanley Reviewed by Richard P. Nathan
Four Perspectives on Urban Hardship, Richard P. Nathan and Charles F. Adams
New Federalism, Intergovernmental Reform from Nixon to Reagan, Timothy Conlan Reviewed by Richard P. Nathan
Reagan and the Cities, George E. Peterson and Carol W. Lewis Reviewed by Richard P. Nathan
When Federalism Works, Paul E. Peterson, Barry G. Rabe and Kenneth K. Wong Reviewed by Richard P. Nathanmore by this author
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