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ASPA 2009 District IV Conference

"Invigorating Public Service in Challenging Times"
October 1-3, 2009
Omaha, Nebraska

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Here are the session materials for the conference. Just click on a document name to view or download the file.

Walking the Talk: Public Administration

NASPAA's Perspective on Public Administration, Ethel Williams

The National Academy of Public Administration’s Contribution to Social Equity, Blue Woolridge

ASPA Policy Positions and the Case of Affirmative Action Policy, Blue Woolridge and Julia Becket

The Dream Deferred?, Erik Bergrud

APPAM Perspective, Susan T. Gooden

Community Recovery from Disasters

The Role of Mayoral Leadership in New Orleans' Recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Robert Whelan

Community Resiliency After Hurricane Ike, Sharon L. Caudle

Emergency Management Collaboration, Eliot Jennings, Dr. Krueger, Dr. Kendra

Public Administration and the Financial Crisis

The Great Recession and What it Means for State & Local Public Finance, Ken Kriz

Poor & Moody, The Credit Rating Agencies and Subprime Mess, Mark Rom

The Financial Crisis: Implications for the Federal Budget, Marvin Phaup

Promoting Civic Engagement

Organized Labor’s Role in Expanding Civic Participation in Society, John Kretzschmar

A Little History of Unions and Civic Engagement, John Kretzschmar

Academy Service Learning Academy and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Paul Sather

Local Government Culture

Defining Professional Local Government Management: Methodology to measure the level of professional local government management in U.S. states, Christian L. Janousek

Professional City Management in South Dakota: Is it Worth It?, Matthew R. Fairholm

Airport Administration in Turbulent Times

Small Airports: Pork or Public Asset, David Byers

Public Administration of Airports in the NextGen Environment: How will NextGen impact public use airports?, Jason Terreri

Collaborative Governance

The Present and (Normative) Future of Public Administration, Angela Eikenberry

Implementing Sustainable Development: The Rubber Meets the Road

Sustainable Development Assessment in Public Administration Curriculum and Practice:Applications to College Curriculum and Higher Education Infrastructure, Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger

The Disruptive Politics of Sustainability: The Case of Omaha, John Bartle

Applications of Sustainability to Higher Education Infrastructure, Patrick Wheeler

Issues in Public Administration

Governance and the Soul of PA, Matthew R. Fairholm

Public Values or Administrative Values?, Michael Card

Your New Job – Managing the Visible and Invisible Processes, Michael Card

Your New Job – Managing the Visible and Invisible Processes, Michael Card

Race, Place, & Gendered Space: Substantive Democracy in Crisis

Urban Gendered Space: The “Sex” of American Cities and Critical Elite Theories of Urban Power, Gerard Wellman

Urban Gendered Space: The “Sex” of American Cities and Critical Elite Theories of Urban Power, Gerard Wellman

Civic Participation: An Analysis of Macro and Micro Level Determinants, Levi Thiele

Financial Reports: Financial Condition Analysis Made Easy

Financial Condition Analysis Made Easy: Using CAFR information to make financial decisions, Larry D. Burks

Using Financial Reports: Financial Condition Analysis Made Easy, Bruce
Slagle