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Governmental Financial Resilience : International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity

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Governmental Financial Resilience : International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity
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Governmental Financial Resilience
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International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity
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eng
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This volume provides a unique insight into the ways local governments have maintained financial resilience in light of the significant challenges posed by the era of austerity. Taking an international perspective, it provides a practical analysis of the different capacities and responses that local governments deploy to cope with financial shocks
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Public Policy and Governance
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v.27
Governmental Financial Resilience : International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity
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Governmental Financial Resilience : International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity
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  • Front Cover -- Governmental Financial Resilience: International Perspectives on How Local Governments Face Austerity -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Governments and Crises -- Studying crises and austerity in the public sector -- An alternative conceptual lens: resilience -- Organisational Resilience: Definitions and Dimensions -- A framework for exploring financial resilience -- Financial Shocks -- Vulnerability -- Anticipatory and Coping Capacities -- The context of the book: global financial crisis and austerity -- The crisis, austerity and local governments -- The structure of the book -- References -- Chapter 2 Austria - Building Capacities versus Resting on Laurels -- Local governments in Austria - context and conditions -- Accounting reforms and institutional changes at the local level -- Method -- Collection of data and analysis -- Results -- A -- B -- C -- D -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3 A Tale of Two Jurisdictions: A Focus on the Effect of Regulatory Constraints on Municipal Resilience in Australia -- Introduction -- Context -- New South Wales Local Government -- Victorian Local Government -- Methods -- Results -- Inter-Temporal Analysis of Jurisdiction Level Responses Post-GFC -- Individual Council Responses to Shocks -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4 Financial Resilience in Brazilian Municipalities -- Introduction -- The Context -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5 English Resilience in the Face of Austerity -- Introduction -- The English Local Government Context -- The Onset and Impact of the Financial Crisis and Austerity -- Methods -- Findings -- Manchester City Council -- Warrington Borough Council -- Derbyshire County Council -- Wigan Council -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References
  • Chapter 6 Resilience Patterns of French Municipalities: A Case Study -- Introduction -- Local Governments' Context in France -- Local Institutional Framework -- Local Public Finances Framework -- Overview of Local Public Resources and Expenses -- 2008 Crisis in France: A Delayed Impact on LGs -- Methods -- Resilience of French Municipalities: Case Study Results and Discussion -- Case Study Results -- Municipality A -- Municipality B -- Municipality C -- Municipality D -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7 A Cushioned Impact of the Financial Crisis - Local Government Financial Resilience in Germany -- Introduction -- Local Government in Germany -- Methods -- Collection of Data and Analysis -- Results -- G1 -- G2 -- G3 -- G4 -- G5 -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8 Financial Resilience of Greek Local Governments -- Introduction -- The Economic Situation in Greece: A Crisis That Lasts -- Main Characteristics of Greek LGs -- Accounting Systems in Greek LGs -- Methodology -- Results -- City A -- City B -- City C -- City D -- Discussion and Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9 Patterns of Financial Resilience in Italian Municipalities -- Introduction -- Context -- Methods -- Case Selection -- Collection of Data and Analysis -- Patterns of Financial Resilience: The Italian Perspective -- Sesto San Giovanni: Proactive and Internally Driven Financial Resilience -- Rozzano: Powerless Fatalism -- Piacenza: Constrained Resilience -- Lissone: Contented Resilience -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 10 Financial Resilience: How Dutch Cities Have Buffered and Adapted to the Financial Crisis -- Introduction -- Context -- Main Features of Local Government and the Financial System in the Netherlands -- Local Authorities and the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis -- Methods -- Case Selection
  • Data Collection and Interpretation -- Results -- City of Ede -- City of Zwolle -- City of Hengelo -- City of Hoorn -- Conclusions -- Buffering and Adapting to the Crisis -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 11 Financial Resilience: The Swedish Case -- The Context -- Method -- Results -- Before the Crisis -- Vulnerability and Shocks -- Perceiving the Crisis -- Anticipatory Capacity -- Coping Capacity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12 Financial Resilience at the Root of the Crisis - Michigan, U.S. -- Introduction -- Main Features of the U.S. Local Level -- Local Government Accounting System and Recent Challenges -- Method -- Results -- The Michigan Context -- M1 -- M2 -- M3 -- M4 -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 13 Conclusion -- Country Settings and the Role of the External Environment -- What Did We Learn about Government Financial Resilience? Cross-Boundary Financial Resilience Patterns -- Self-Regulation/Pro-Active Adaptation -- Constrained Adaptation -- Reactive Adaptation -- Powerlessness -- Contentedness -- Final Remarks -- References -- Index
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