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Is County Government the Solution?

Is County Government the Solution?

Last month’s column boldly proclaimed that “Local government is the solution, not the problem.” The theme was motivational, challenging past and current negative assumptions about government. Several types of governments…

Local Government is the Solution, not the Problem 

Local Government is the Solution, not the Problem 

Regardless of party, national leaders repeatedly conveyed a powerfully pervasive message that government was flawed and oversized. Although the pronouncements came from the political realm, their assumed authority instilled a…

Public Administration in Today’s Troubled World

Public Administration in Today’s Troubled World

The profession of public administration is an ancient and high calling to service within the varied institutions of government. Since its creation in 1939, ASPA has been a consistent advocate…

Conservative Convergence in High-Growth Cobb County, Georgia (Part Two)

Conservative Convergence in High-Growth Cobb County, Georgia (Part Two)

Rapid population growth within suburban Edge Counties produces complexities and contradictions that challenge public administration. Migration blends ingrained, conservative values of long-time county residents with the resistance of newcomers’ to…

Conservative Convergence in High-Growth Counties: Theory Meets Reality (Part One)

Conservative Convergence in High-Growth Counties: Theory Meets Reality (Part One)

Georgia's race attracted national and international attention along with a flood of campaign financing. The setting was the immediate northern suburbs of Atlanta, within the context of its rapidly expanding…

Conservative Convergence in Edge Counties: Implications for Public Administration

Conservative Convergence in Edge Counties: Implications for Public Administration

The political culture of rapidly growing Edge County’s creates a significant barrier to the field of public administration. As increasing numbers arrive, they appear to amplify the existing conservative culture…

Culture Cacophonies: Implications for Public Administration in Growing Edge Counties

Culture Cacophonies: Implications for Public Administration in Growing Edge Counties

America is a place of demographical change driven by our restless patterns of internal migration that flowed to numerous places. According to the U.S. census, we have also grown from…

Edge County Syndrome

All counties share similarities but vary in their services, cultures and settings. Edge counties are differentiated by the impact of forces that rapid growth unleashes within their microenvironment and the…

Comparing Edge Counties and Core Counties

Comparing Edge Counties and Core Counties

This series of articles defined two types of metropolitan counties and described their metropolitan settings. To gain an understanding of the divergent dynamics found within each type of county, a…

Defining Edge and Core Counties

Defining Edge and Core Counties

The setting of Edge Counties is the metropolitan region that was described in the previous article of this series. Although there are numerous regional models, they consist of counties as…

Edge Counties in Expanding Metropolitan Regions

The previous article in this series introduced the concept of rapid-growth edge counties located at or near the periphery of expanding metropolitan regions. This second installment is focused on their…

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