Intergovernmental Relations as Seen by Public Officials


Edward W. Weidner

Intergovernmental Relations as Seen by Public Officials was first published in 1960. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

This volume is number 9 in a series of monographs edited by William Anderson and Edward W. Weidner on intergovernmental relations in the United States as observed in the state of Minnesota. Topics of discussion in the report include: officials and their units of government; the increase or decrease and allocation of activities; frequency of contacts and degrees of cooperation; governmental powers and vertical and horizontal intergovernmental relations; conclusions and anticipations; the Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) Questionnaire; the Participation-Awareness-Responsibility (PAR) Categories; and methods of research.

Edward W. Weidner was professor of political science and director of the Institute of Research on Overseas Programs at Michigan State University. He served as Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay from 1966 until 1986.

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