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Recent Town-Gown Article
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... http://patimes.org/town-gown-relations-common-practices/

Cities Going Green: A Handbook of Best Practices
Edited by Roger L. Kemp and Carl J. Stephani

About the Book
Over the past several decades, numerous planning movements have taken root within the United States. With names like "Urban Renewal," "Garden Cities," "Healthy Cities," "Smart Growth," "Eco-Cities" and "Sustainability," these programs promote ways to create, protect, preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of life in cities, towns and suburbs, especially in regards to the natural environment. This guide to the best practices of these programs introduces the rapidly evolving field before presenting more than 40 case studies of communities that are effectively "going green." An assessment of the future of these towns and cities and resources for citizens and officials seeking additional information conclude the work. By compiling these success stories, this handbook makes an excellent resource for anyone seeking to facilitate the restoration of the natural environment within their community.

Some Recent Books:


Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices (2013)
Edited by Roger L. Kemp

About the Book
Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices, is packed with 55 articles, including case studies of best practices from over 40 local governments in economically, politically, and racially diverse communities. This book represents the most comprehensive resource available on town-gown relations best practices, specifically related to local governments, in America.

Documents of American Democracy: A Collection of Essential Works
Edited by Roger L. Kemp

About the Book
This reference work presents 27 key documents from the historic origins of the United States government through its subsequent expansion and evolution. The book is divided into five sections, the first of which is an introductory essay about American democracy. Section II includes three documents that laid the foundation for America’s government: the Magna Carta, the 1628 Petition of Right, and England’s Bill of Rights. The third section presents 13 core documents, such as the Mayflower Compact, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Section IV provides 11 documents of America’s territorial expansion, from the Treaty of Paris through the Louisiana Purchase Treaty and the Alaska Treaty and Hawaii Resolution. The final section is an essay about the future of democracy. There are 12 useful appendices.

Libraries have copies too!

Copies of Roger's books, and many of his articles, are available at several leading public, organizational, and university libraries on both coasts of the U.S. These libraries include the following:

- East Coast:

Member Library
International City/​County Management Association
Washington, DC

Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Library
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Marvin K. Peterson Library
University of New Haven
West Haven, CT

Public Library
City of Meriden
Meriden, CT

- West Coast:

Library
Institute of Governmental Studies
University of California
Berkeley, CA

Main Library
Golden Gate University
San Francisco, CA

Main Library
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Recent Professional Article
A description of state-of-the-art town-gown practices.
By compiling these success stories, this handbook makes an excellent resource for anyone seeking to facilitate the restoration of the natural environment within their community.
Town and Gown Relations: A Handbook of Best Practices reflects the changes, best practices, lessons learned, and future challenges in this evolving, dynamic, and ever-changing field. Public and educational officials are increasingly working together on joint projects, where all stakeholders benefit -- citizens and students alike.
This reference work presents 27 key documents from the historic origins of the United States government through its subsequent expansion and evolution.

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