By Gil Brewer
The best of the style. nice book.
"He shot Jake Halloran within the head, then became to me, smiling, the Luger held loosely in his correct hand.
“Hello, pal,” he acknowledged. “My name’s Ralph Angers. What’s yours?”
That’s how I met him, this grave-looking, clean-cut, absolutely mad younger guy, who walked via my city with a gun, leaving a wake of tears and affliction and homicide at the back of him."
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Accountable autonomy offers deliberative problem-solving to citizens and public servants as a method for reconstructing their trust in one another and modifying their respective behavior in ways that warrant trust (Sabel 1993). In contrast to the bureaucratic separation of state from society, it throws citizens and their agents together at the grassroots level. Joint problem-solving is an occasion for participants to probe each others’ agendas, motives, and commitments and to identify and expand real regions of overlap.
Teachers enjoyed tenure privileges, but three thousand jobs in clerical, maintenance, and janitorial duties were available for patronage functions. When the depression years brought a ﬁscal crisis for the Chicago school system, Thompson’s board responded by cutting instructional services while leaving most of the nonteaching patronage jobs intact (Herrick 1971, 187–90; 209–25). From 1933 until 1947, Chicago politics was dominated by the KellyNash machine, named for its principals Mayor Edward J.
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