The City Manager Plan, the Latest in American City Government

  title={The City Manager Plan, the Latest in American City Government},
  author={Herman Gerlach James},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={602 - 613}
  • H. G. James
  • Published 1 November 1914
  • History, Political Science
  • American Political Science Review
Scarcely have we become accustomed to the thought that commission government for American cities, unknown fifteen years ago, has taken a permanent and important place in our municipal development when we hear on all sides discussion of a still newer form called the city manager plan. To judge from present indications it seems not unlikely that the phenomenal spread of the commission form will be repeated in the case of this latest development. It becomes a matter of interest therefore to…