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compiled by Terrence Jones, Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis


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Books:

Barclay, Thomas S.  The Movement for Municipal Home Rule in St. Louis.Columbia: (1943). University of Missouri Press.


Barclay, Thomas S.  The St. Louis Home Rule Charter of 1876 (1962).  Columbia: University of Missouri Press.


Barnes, Harper. Standing on a Volcano: The Life and Times of David Rowland Francis (2001). St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Bauman, G. Duncan.  Behind the Headlines: Stories About People and Events Which Shaped St. Louis (1999). Tucson, Arizona: Patrice Press.


Cervantes, Alfonso J.   Mr. Mayor (1974).  Los Angeles: Nash Publishers.


Clay, William L.  Bill Clay: A Political Voice at the Grass Roots (2004).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Cohn, Robert A.  The History and Growth of St. Louis County.  6th ed (1974).  St. Louis: St. Louis County Office of Public Information.


Corbett, Katharine T.  “Draining the Metropolis: The Politics of Sewers in Nineteenth Century St. Louis.”  In Common Fields: An Environmental History of St. Louis, ed. Andrew Hurley (1997).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Corbett, Katharine T. In Her Place: A Guide to St. Louis Women’s History (1999).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Corbett, Katharine T., and Howard S. Miller.  Saint Louis in the Gilded Age (1993).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Early, Gerald, ed.  Ain’t But a Place: An Anthology of African American Writings About St. Louis (1998).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press. 


Edgar, Richard E.  Urban Power and Social Welfare: Corporate Influence in an American City (1970).  Beverly Hills, California: Sage Publications.


Ehlmann, Steve. Crossroads: A History of St. Charles County, Missouri (2004).  St. Charles: Lindenwood University Press.


Foldvary, Fred.  Public Goods and Private Communities: The Market Provision of SocialServices (1994).    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing. 


Fragmentation.”  In Common Fields: An Environmental History of St. Louis, ed. Andrew Hurley.  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Gordon, Colin.  Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City (2008). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.


Jolly, Kenneth S. Black Liberation in the Midwest: The Struggle in St. Louis, Missouri (2006). New York: Routledge.


Jones, E. Terrence, and Donald Phares.  “Moving Toward Regional Governance Incrementally: The St. Louis Case .”  In Governing Metropolitan Regions in the 21st Century, ed. Donald Phares (2009).  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 79-107.


Jones, E. Terrence, and Elaine Hays.  “Metropolitan Citizens in St. Louis.” (2004).


Jones, E. Terrence.  “The Distribution of Urban Services in a Declining City.”  In The Politics of Urban Public Services, ed. Richard C. Rich (1982).   Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, 103-112.


Jones, E. Terrence.  “Politics of St. Louis.” In Missouri Government and Politics, ed. Richard J. Hardy and Richard R. Dohm (1985).  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 206-215.


Jones, E. Terrence. “Politics of St. Louis.”  In Missouri Government and Politics, ed. Richard J. Hardy, Richard R. Dohm, and David A. Leuthold.  2nd ed (1995).   Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 362-374.


Jones, E. Terrence.  “The Municipal Market in the St. Louis Region: 1950-2000.”  In  St. Louis Metromorphosis: Past Trends and Future Directions, ed. E. Terrence Jones (2004).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Jones, E. Terrence.  “Ahead of the Curve?  Planning in St. Louis County, 1930-2000.” In St. Louis Plans: The Real and Ideal St. Louis, ed. Mark Tranel. (2007)  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press, 185-204.


Judd, Dennis R., and David Laslo.  “Governance and the Struggle for the Downtown:  St. Louis, 1952-2005.”  In Governing Metropolitan Regions in the 21st Century, ed. Donald Phares (2009).  Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 108-125.


Judd, Dennis R., and Robert E. Mendelson. The Politics of Urban Planning: The East St. Louis Experience (1973).  Urbana: University of Illinois Press.


Kindleberger, Charles P.  “Planning Since the 1970s in the City of St. Louis.”  In St. Louis Plans: The Real and Ideal St. Louis, ed. Mark Tranel (2007).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press, 151-184.


Lang, Clarence.  Grassroots at the Gateway: Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-1975 (2009).  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 


Lipsitz, George. The Sidewalks of St. Louis: Places, People, and Politics in an American City (1991).  Columbia: University of Missouri Press.


Lipsitz, George.  A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition (1997). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.


Lumpkins, Charles L.  American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot and Black Politics (2008).  Athens: Ohio University Press.


McDavid, James C.  Police Cooperation and Performance: The Greater St. Louis Interlocal Experience (1979).  University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.


McLaughlin, Malcolm.  2005.  Power, Community, and Racial Killing in East St. Louis.  NewYork: Palgrave Macmillan.


Mormino, Gary R.  Immigrants on the Hill: Italian-Americans in St. Louis, 1882-1982 (2002). Columbia: University of Missouri Press.


Phares, Donald and E. Terrence Jones. “Home Rule in Missouri.”  In Home Rule in America, ed. Dale Krane, Platon N. Rigos, and Melvin B. Hill, Jr.(2000).  Washington: CQ Press.


Phares, Donald, and Claude Louishomme.  “St. Louis: A Politically Fragmented Area.” In Regional Politics: America in a Post-City Age, ed. H.V. Savitch and Ronald K. Vogel (1996). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 72-100.


Phares, Donald.  “Planning for Regional Governance in the St. Louis Area: The Context,  the  Plans, the Outcomes.”  In St. Louis Plans: The Real and Ideal St. Louis, ed. Mark Tranel (2007). St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press, 55-82.


Plott, Steven L.  Holy Joe: Joseph W. Folk and the Missouri Idea (1997).  Columbia: University of Missouri Press.


Primm, James Neal. Lion of the Valley.  2nd ed (1990).  Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing.


Sandweiss, Eric.  St. Louis: The Evolution of an American Urban Landscape (2001).  Philadelphia: Temple University Press.


Schmandt, Henry J., Paul G. Steinbicker, and George D. Wendel. Metropolitan Reform in St. Louis: A Case Study (1961).  New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.


Spencer, Thomas M. The St. Louis Veiled Prophet Celebration: Power on Parade, 1877-1995 (2000).  Columbia: University of Missouri Press.


Stein, Lana.  Holding Bureaucrats Accountable: Politicians and Professionals in St. Louis (1991).  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.


Stein, Lana. St. Louis: The Triumph of Tradition (2002). St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Sutker, Solomon, and Sara S. Sutker, eds..  Racial Transition in the Inner Suburb: Studies of the St. Louis Area (1974).  New York: Praeger.


Swarts, Heidi J. Organizing Urban America: Secular and Faith-Based Progressive Movements (2008).  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.


Tarr, Joel A., and Carl Zimring. “The Struggle for Smoke Control in St. Louis: Achievement and Emulation.”  In Common Fields: An Environmental History of St. Louis, ed. Andrew Hurley (1997).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press.


Teaford, Jon C. City and Suburb: The Political Fragmentation of Metropolitan America,1850-1970 (1979).  Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Press.


Teaford, Jon C. The Rough Road to Renaissance: Urban Revitalization in American, 1940-1985.  Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Press.


Teaford, Jon C.  Cities of the Heartland: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Midwest (1993). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.


Teaford, Jon C. Post-Suburbia: Government and Politics in the Edge Cities.    (1997). Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Pres.


Theising, Andrew J.  Made in USA: East St. Louis, the Rise and Fall of an Industrial River Town (2003).  St. Louis: Virginia Publishing.


Urban Politics, ed. Dick Simpson.  New York: Pearson Longman, 286-292.


Van Ravenswaay, Charles. St.  Louis: An Informal History of the City and Its People,1764-1865 (1991).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press. 


Wagner, Allen E. Good Order and Safety: A History of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, 1861-1906 (2008).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society.


Weiher, Gregory R.  The Fractured Metropolis: Political Fragmentation and            Metropolitan Segregation (1991).  Albany: State University of New York Press.


Winter, William E.  “Civic Planning in St. Louis: The Case of St. Louis 2004.”  In St. Louis Plans: The Real and Ideal St. Louis, ed. Mark Tranel (2007).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press, 205-228.


Wright, John A.  Discovering African American St. Louis: A Guide to Historic Sites.  2nd ed (2002).  St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society Press. 

 

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Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Ansell, Christopher K., and Arthur L. Burris. 1997.  “Bosses of the City Unite!  Labor Politics  and Political Machine Consolidation, 1870-1910.”  Studies in American Political Development, 11 (Spring): 1-43.


Beito, David T., and Bruce Smith.  1990.  “The Formation of Urban Infrastructure through Nongovernmental Planning: The Private Places of St. Louis, 1869-1920.”  Journal of Urban History, 16 (May): 263-303.


Bourgois, Philippe.  1989.  “If You’re Not Black You’re White: A History of Ethnic Relations in St. Louis.”  City & Society, 3 (December): 106-131.


Bussel, Robert.  2003.   “A Trade Union Oriented War on the Slums: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and the St. Louis Teamsters in the 1960s.”  Labor History, 44 (February): 49-68.


Cassella, William N.  1959.  “City-County Separation: The ‘Great Divorce’ of 1876.”  Missouri Historical Society Bulletin 55 (January): 85-104.


Cropf, Robert A., and Todd Swanstrom.  2005.  “Deja Vu All Over Again: Charter Reform Fails in St. Louis.”  National Civic Review 94 (Fall): 10-19.


Daly, Janet Bednarek.  2009.  “Layer upon Layer: Public Authorities and Airport Ownership and Management in St. Louis, 1947-1980.”  Journal of Planning History, 8 (No. 1): 3-26.


DeLorenzo, Lisa C., Carol W. Kohfeld, and Lana Stein.  1997.  “The Impact of Cross-Racial  Voting on St. Louis Primary Election Results.”  Urban Affairs Review, 33 (September): 120-133.


Downes, Bryan T.  1968.  “Municipal Social Rank and the Characteristics of Local Political Leaders.”  Midwest Journal of Political Science, 12 (November): 514-537.


Durand, Roger.  1976.  “Some Dynamics of Urban Service Evaluations Among Blacks and Whites.”  Social Science Quarterly, 56 (March): 698-706.


Edmundson, Charles.  1939.  “St. Louis: A City in Decay.”  Forum and Century 5 (November): 200-206.


Edwards, Mary.  2005.  “The Evolution of Urban Planning in East St. Louis.”  Journal of Planning History, 4 (November): 356-382.


Elliott, Donald.  1989.  “Reconciling Perspectives on the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.” Intergovernmental Perspective 15 (Winter): 17-19.


Faust, Martin L.  1931.  “Missouri Voters Reject Metropolitan Amendment.”  National Municipal Review 20 (January): 12-15.


Fleischmann, Arnold, and Lana Stein.  1998  “Campaign Contributions in Local Elections.” Political Research Quarterly, 51 (September): 673-689.


Geiger, Louis G.  1962.  “Joseph W. Folk v. Edward Butler St. Louis, 1902.”  The Journal of Southern History, 28 (November): 438-449.


Goodman, Michael D., and Daniel J. Monti 1999. “Corporately Sponsored Redevelopment Campaigns and the Social Stability of Urban Neighborhoods: St. Louis Revisited.”  Journalof Urban Affairs, 21 (Winter): 101-119.


Harris, Lee A.  2001.  “Victory Without Violence: The First Ten Years of the St. Louis Committee of Racial Equality, 1947-1957.”  Western Journal of Black Studies, 25 (Summer): 136.


Heathcott, Joseph, and Maire A. Murphy.  2005.  “Corridors of Flight, Zones of Renewal:Industry, Planning, and Policy in the Making of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1940-1980.” Journal of Urban History, 31 (January): 151-189.


Heathcott, Joseph.  2005.  “Racial Archipelago: Politics and Civic Life in a Jim Crow City.” Journal of Social History 38 (Summer): 705-736.


Jones, E. Terrence, Phyllis Evans, and Thomas Gosebrink.  1982.  “The Neighborhood Professional and Urban Politics.”  Journal of Community Action, 1 (January-February): 43-47.


Judd, Dennis R.  1997.  “The Role of Governmental Policies in Promoting Residential Segregation in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.”  Journal of Negro Education, 66 (Summer): 214-240.


Judd, Dennis R.  2006.  “The Several Faces of Civic Capacity.”  City and Community, 5 (March): 43-46.


Kerstein, Robert J., and Dennis R. Judd.  1980.  “Achieving Less Influence with More Democracy: The Permanent Legacy of the War on Poverty.”  Social Science Quarterly, 61 (September): 208-220.


Kersten, Earl W., Jr., and D. Reid Ross.  1968.  “Clayton: A New Metropolitan Focus in the St. Louis Area.”  Annals of the Association of American Geographers 48 (December): 637-649.


Kohfeld, Carol W., and John Sprague.  1995.  “Racial Context and Voting Behavior in One-Party Urban Political Systems.”  Political Geography, 14 (August): 543-569.

Kohfeld, Carol W., and John Sprague.  2002.  “Race, Space, and Turnout.”  Political Geography, 21 (February): 175-193.


Krummenacher, W. Scott, Todd Swanstrom, and Mark Tranel.   2008.   “Regional System of Greenways: If You Can Make It in St. Louis, You Can Make It Anywhere.”  National Civic Review 97 (Summer): 23-30.   


Lang, Clarence.  2004.  “Between Civil Rights and Black Power in the Gateway City: The Action Committee to Improve Opportunities for Negroes.”  Journal of Social History, 37 (Spring): 725-754.


Lang, Clarence.  2008.  “Civil Rights versus ‘Civic Progress’: The St. Louis NAACP and the City Charter Fight, 1956-1957.  Journal of Urban History, 34 (May): 609-638.


Laslo, David, and Dennis R. Judd.  2006.  “Building Civic Capacity Through an Elastic Local State: The Case of St. Louis.”  Review of Policy Research, 23 (November): 1235-1255.


Laslo, David. 2003.  “Policy Communities and Infrastructure of Urban Tourism.”  American Behavioral Scientist, 46 (No. 8): 1070-1083.


Loeb, Isidor.  1930.  “Government for the St. Louis Metropolis.”  National Municipal Review 29 (June): 405-410.


Loeb, Isidor.  1930.  “The Proposed Merger of St. Louis City and County.”  American Political Science Review, 24 (August): 691-693.


McDavid, James C.  1974.  “Interjurisdictional Cooperation Among Police Departments in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.”  Publius, 4 (Autumn): 35-58. 


McDavid, James C.  1977.  “The Effects of Interjurisdictional Cooperation on Police Performance in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.”  Publius, 7 (Spring): 3-30.


Meehan, Eugene.  1975.  “Looking the Gift Horse in the Mouth: The Conventional Public Housing Program in St. Louis.”  Urban Affairs Quarterly, 10 (June): 423-463.


Metcalfe, Walter L., Jr.  1988.  “Indigent Health Care in St. Louis: An Innovative Solution to an Intractable Problem.”  St. Louis University Law Journal 32 (Summer): 1075-1110.


Misner, Gordon E.  1958.  “The St. Louis County Department of Police: A Study in Functional Consolidation.”  Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, 48 (March-April): 652-659.


Moore, Debra H., and Andrew J. Theising.  2008.  “The Hollow Prize of East St. Louis: How Institutional Functions and Institutional Culture Limited a City’s Future.”  Journal of Illinois History, 11 (Spring): 17-38.


Oakerson, Ronald J., and Robert B. Parks.  1988.  “Citizen Voice and Public Entrepreneurship: The Organizational Dynamic of a Complex Metropolitan County.”  Publius, 18 (Autumn): 91-112.


Ostrom, Elinor.  1976.  “Size and Performance in a Federal System.”  Publius, 6 (Summer): 33-74. 


Parks, Roger B.,  and Ronald J. Oakerson.  1989.  “St. Louis: The ACIR Study.” Intergovernmental Perspective 15 (Winter): 9-11.


Parks, Roger B., and Ronald J. Oakerson.  1993.  “Comparative Metropolitan Organization: Service Production and Governance Structures in St. Louis (MO) and Allegheny County (PA).”  Publius 23 (Winter): 19-39.


Pavlak, Thomas J., and Mark Stern.  1978.  “Black-White Perceptions of Urban Priorities.” Phylon, 39 (June): 108-117.


Perkins, Albert T.  1907.  “The Municipal Bridge and Terminals Commission of St. Louis.”Journal of Political Economy, 15 (July): 412-420.


Phares, Donald, and Herbert Werner.  1970.  Municipal Income Tax: The St. Louis Case.  St. Louis: University of Missouri-St. Louis Center for Community and Metropolitan Studies.


Phares, Donald.  1989.  “Bigger Is Better, or Is It Smaller?  Restructuring Local Government in the St. Louis Area.”  Urban Affairs Quarterly, 25 (September): 5-17.


Phares, Donald.  1989.  “Reorganizing the St. Louis Area: The Freeholders’ Plan.”   Intergovernmental Perspective 15 (Winter) 12-16. 


Reardon, Kenneth M.  1997.  “State and Local Revitalization Efforts in East St. Louis, Illinois.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 551 (May): 235-247.


Reardon, Kenneth M., et al.  1993.  “Participatory Action Research from the Inside: Community Development Practice in East St. Louis.”  American Sociologist, 24 (Spring): 69-91.


Rubin, Irene, and Lana Stein.  1990.  “Budget Reform in St. Louis: Why Does Budgeting Change?”  Public Administration Review, 50 (July-August): 420-426.


Rubin, Irene.  1992.  “Budget Reform and Political Reform: Conclusions from Six Cities.” Public Administration Review, 52 (September-October): 454-466.


Salisbury, Robert H.  1960.  “St. Louis Politics: Relationships Among Interests, Parties, and Governmental Structure.”  Western Political Quarterly, 13 (June): 498-507.


Salisbury, Robert H.  1961.  “The Dynamics of Reform: Charter Politics in St. Louis.”  Midwest Journal of Political Science, 5 (August): 260-275.


Salisbury, Robert H.  1964.  “The New Convergence of Power in Urban Politics.”  Journal of Politics, 26 (November): 775-797.


Salisbury, Robert H.  1965.  “The Urban Party Organization Member.”  Public Opinion Quarterly, 29 (Winter): 550-564.


Smith, L. Douglas et al.  2001.  “Strategic Planning for Municipal Information Systems: Some Lessons from a Large U.S. City (St. Louis, Missouri).”  American Review of Public Administration, 31 (June): 139-15.


Stein, Lana, and Carol W. Kohfeld.  1991.  “St. Louis’s Black-White Elections: Products of Machine Factionalism and Polarization.”  Urban Affairs Quarterly, 27 (December): 227-248.


Street, Elwood.  1927.  “Community Organization in Greater St. Louis.”  Social Forces, 6 (December): 248-252.


Tobin, Gary A.  1983.  “The Public/Private Sector Partnership in the Redevelopment Process.” Policy Studies Journal, 11 (March): 473-482.

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Government and Non-profit Research Reports:


Abbott, Mark.  2009.  “We Did Some Smart Things, Too.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.   Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 110-128.


Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.  1988.  Metropolitan Organization:  The St. Louis Case.  Washington: Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.


Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.  1993.  Metropolitan Organization: Comparison of the Allegheny and St. Louis Case Studies.  Washington: Advisory  Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.


Baer, Howard F.  1978.  St. Louis To Me.  St. Louis: Hawthorn.

Board of Electors.  1991.  Plan for Metropolitan Economic  Development Commission and Metropolitan Park Commission of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Board of Electors.


Board of Freeholders.  1876.  Scheme for the Government of the County and City of St. Louis, and Charter for the City of St. Louis.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1926.  Proposal for the Consolidation of the Territories and Government of the City of St. Louis and the County of St. Louis into One Legal

Subdivision under the  Municipal Government of the City of St. Louis.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1950.  Proposed Charter of the City of St. Louis.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1954.  Proposed Plan of the Metropolitan Sewer District.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1956.  Proposed Plan of the Metropolitan St. Louis Transit District. St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1959.  Proposed Plan of the Greater St. Louis City-County District. St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1988.  Plan for Governmental Reorganization in St. Louis and St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Board of Freeholders.  1988.  Supplement to the Plan for Governmental Reorganization in St. Louis & St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Brasfield, James M.  1997.  “Local Governments.”  In St. Louis Currents, ed. James E. O’Donnell.  3rd ed.  St. Louis: FOCUS St. Louis, 45-54.


Brasfield, James M.  2003.  “Local Revenue Sharing Reform: The St. Louis Case.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association

Brookings Institution.  2002.  Growth in the Heartland: Challenges and Opportunities for Missouri.  Washington: Brookings Institution.


Bureau of Municipal Research (New York).  1910.  St. Louis: A Preliminary Survey of Certain Departments of the Government of the City of St. Louis.  St. Louis: City Council. 


Calloway, Ernest.  1979.  St. Louis, 1970-1979: A Brief Social and Political Journey Through the City During the 70's.   St. Louis: author.


City-County MSD Conversion Implementation Committee.  1997.  Re-Invent MSD.   St. Louis: City-County MSD Conversion Implementation Committee.


Civic League of St. Louis.  1909.  Outer Park System for St. Louis City and County: Reasons Why It Should Be Established.  St. Louis: Civic League of St. Louis.


Civic League of St. Louis.  1909.  Plan for New City Charter.  St. Louis: Civic League of St. Louis.


Civic League of St. Louis.  1909.  The Merit System in Appointment to Office.  St. Louis: Civic League of St. Louis.


Civic League of St. Louis.  1911.  An Abstract of the Provisions of the Old and New Charters of St. Louis.  St. Louis: Civic League of St. Louis.


Coalition for an Informed Electorate.  1989.  An Overview of Issues Surrounding Calls for Governmental Reorganization.  St. Louis: Coalition for an Informed Electorate.

Confluence St. Louis.  1987.  Too Many Governments?  St. Louis: Confluence St. Louis.


Confluence St. Louis.  1996.  Resolving the MSD Crisis.  St. Louis: Confluence St. Louis.


Cornwell, Charles H.  1965.  St. Louis Mayors: Brief Biographies/Short Sketches from 1823-1965.  St. Louis: St. Louis Public Library.


Danforth Foundation.  1971.  Developing a Regional Strategy for Housing in the St. Louis Area. St. Louis: Danforth Foundation.


Duffy, Robert W.  2009.  “The Life and Death of a Good Idea.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising. Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 397- 409.


Dugan, Deborah A.  2005.  Looking Back–Moving Forward: A Report to the Community on the St. Louis 2004 Effort.  St. Louis: Cenveo.


Dyer, Thomas G.  1973.  Fiscal Disparity in St. Louis County.  St. Louis: University of Missouri-St. Louis Center of Community and Metropolitan Studies.


FOCUS St. Louis.   1997.   Inside City Hall.   St. Louis: FOCUS St. Louis.


Fowler, Laura Milsk.  2009.  “Land of Goshen and Opportunity: The Illinois Side of the River.” In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Thesing.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 85-98.


Governmental Research Insitute.  1971.  Alternative Ways of Establishing an Agency for Police Training and Related Functions in Missouri Law Enforcement Assistance Council Region V.  St. Louis: Governmental Research Institute.


Governmental Research Institute.  1946.  25 Years of Governmental Research, 1922-1946. St.  Louis: Governmental Research Institute. 


Governmental Research Institute.  1946.  A Home Rule Charter for St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Governmental Research Institute.


Governmental Research Institute.  1947.  The Municipal Airport Problem in St. Louis.  St. Louis: Governmental Research Institute. 


Governmental Research Institute.  1949.  A Department of Parks and Recreation for St. Louis. St. Louis: Board of Freeholders.


Governmental Research Institute.  1968.  Should a Metropolitan Airport Authority Be Established for the St. Louis Area? St.  Louis: Governmental Research Institute.


Governmental Research Institute.  1977.  The Problems and Effects of Reentry of the City of St. Louis into St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Governmental Research Institute.


Griffin, Glenn C.  1978.  Guide for Development Decision-Making Within the St. Louis Metropolitan Region.  St. Louis: East-West Gateway Coordinating Council.


Groves, Jeremy R.  2006.  “All Together Now?  An Empirical Study of the Voting Behaviors of Homeowner Association Members in St. Louis County.”  Review of Policy Research, 23 (November): 1199-1218.


Ingram, James T.  2009.  “Political Engagement: The Decisions That Need To Be Made and How They Should Be Made.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 142-149.


Jones, E. Terrence.  1987.  “St. Louis: A Commentary.”  In Cities Reborn, ed. Rachelle L. Levitt. Washington: Urban Land Institute, 148-150.


Jones, E. Terrence.  1997.  “Community Leadership.”  In St. Louis Currents, ed. James E. O’Donnell.  3rd ed.  St. Louis: FOCUS St. Louis, 23-32.


Jones, E. Terrence.  2009.  “Making Regional Decisions.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 129-141.


Kindleberger, Charles P.  2009.  “St. Louis: A Look at the First Decade of the 21st Century.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 10-35.


Kinney, Nancy T.  2005.  “The Impact of Restrictive Immigration Policies on Political Empowerment: Ethnic Organization Persistence in Early Twentieth Century St. Louis.” Citizenship Studies, 9 (February): 59-72.


Mendelson, Robert E.  1979.  Urban Development: How Decisions Are Made.  Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Center for Urban and Environmental Research and Services.


Mendelson, Robert E., and David C. Ranney.  1970.  East St. Louis Fiscal Crisis: 1970. Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Regional and Urban Development Studies and Services. 


Merz, Paul E.  1969.  Fiscal Capacities of Counties and Major Municipalities in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  St. Louis: East-West Gateway Coordinating Council.


Merz, Paul E.  1969.  Local Government Finances in the Nation and the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  St. Louis: East-West Gateway Coordinating Council.


Metropolitan Forum.  2007.  Regional Fiscal Reform in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.  St. Louis: Metropolitan Forum. 


Metropolitan St. Louis Survey.  1957.   Background for Action.  St. Louis: Metropolitan St. Louis Survey.


Metropolitan St. Louis Survey.  1957.  Path of Progress for Metropolitan St. Louis.  St. Louis: Metropolitan St. Louis Survey.


Moore, Debra H.  2009.  “Community Identity.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.   Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 323-329.


Ortbals, Alan.  2009.  “The FEMA Levee Crisis: A Case Study in Regional Problem Solving.” In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 292-303.


Phares, Donald.  1997.  “Financing Local Government.”  In St. Louis Currents, ed. James E. O’Donnell.  3rd ed.  St. Louis: FOCUS St. Louis, 55-63.


Phoenix Fund.  1974.  SLACOG (St. Louis Area of Council of Governments): An Analysis. St.  Louis: Phoenix Fund.


Regional Planning Federation of the St. Louis District.  1927.  A Regional Plan for the St. Louis District.  St. Louis: The Federation.


Schmandt, Henry J., George D. Wendel, and E. Allan Tomey.  1983.  Federal Aid to St. Louis. Washington: Brookings Institution.


Sengstock, Frank S. et al.  1964.  Consolidation: Building a Bridge Between City and Suburb. St. Louis: St. Louis University School of Law.


Shatts, W. Phillip.  1955.  Planning Better Communities in the Metropolitan St. Louis Area: A Handbook To Advance Citizen Cooperation for City, County, and Metropolitan Development. St. Louis: Metropolitan Plan Association.


Sheak, Bob.  1970.  Center of Power in St. Louis: Interlocking Directorates and United Fund. St. Louis: Radical Action for People.


Shekell, Ted.  2009.  “Planning for Regional Change in the Metro-East.”  In St. Louis Currents:  The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 50-68.


Smith, Kris Runberg.  2009.  “St. Louis Movement.”  In St. Louis Currents: The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising.  Edwardsville:  Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 71-84.


Snow, Marshall S.  1887.  The City Government of Saint Louis.  Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science.


Spitzer, Dana.  1982.  Fostering Development in Metropolitan St. Louis.  St. Louis: Civic Progress.


St. Louis Chamber of Commerce.  1943.  Metropolitan Problems of St. Louis and St. Louis County.  St. Louis: Saint Louis Chamber of Commerce.


St. Louis County Annexation Commission.  1985.  Report of the St. Louis County Annexation Study Commission.  St. Louis: St. Louis County Department of Planning.


St. Louis County Department of Planning.  1987.  A Comprehensive Proposal for Local Government Reorganization in St. Louis County.  St.  Louis: St. Louis County Department of Planning.


St. Louis County Plan Association.  1939.  Twelve Years of Unofficial St. Louis County Planning, 1928-1940.  St. Louis: Watchman-Advocate.


St. Louis County Planning Commission.  1952.  Let’s Get Together: A Report on the Advantages of an Integrated Community.  St. Louis: St. Louis County Planning Commission.


St. Louis Regional Planning Association.  1934.  A Preliminary Report on a Regional Survey and Plan, St. Louis Regional Area.  St. Louis: St. Louis Regional Planning Association.


Sterman, Les.  2009.  “Why St. Louis Doesn’t Make Big Decisions.”   In St. Louis Currents:  The Bi-State Region after a Century of Planning, ed. Mark Abbott and Andrew J. Theising. Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Institute for Urban Research, 410-422.


Sutker, Solomon.  1970.  Response to Urban Change: Studies of University City, Missouri.  St. Louis: University of Missouri-St. Louis Center for Community and Metropolitan Studies.


Sutker, Solomon.  1970.  Response to Urban Change: Studies of University City, Missouri.  St.Louis: University of Missouri-St. Louis Center for Community and Metropolitan Studies.


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Sweet, Clyde E.  1968.  Goals and Policies for the St. Louis Metropolitan Region.  St. Louis: East-West Gateway Coordinating Council.


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United States Commission on Civil Rights, Missouri Advisory Committee.  1976.  General  Revenue Sharing in St. Louis City and County.  Washington: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.


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Manuscripts, Professional Papers, Dissertations and Theses


Adler, Jeffrey S.  1986.  “Internal Migration and Urban Growth: The Rise and Fall of    Ante-Bellum St. Louis.”  Ph.D. diss.  Harvard University.


Allison, Oscar H.  1978.  “Raymond R. Tucker: The Smoke Elimination Years, 1934-1950.”   Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Arenson, Adam I.  2008.  “City of Manifest Destiny: St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War, 1848-1877.  Ph.D. diss.  Yale University.


Baybeck, Brady P.  1999.  “Is All Politics Really Local?  The Impact of Local Political Geography on Citizens.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Blixen, Mary D.  2000.  “David Rowland Francis: Missourian and Progressive Public Servant.” Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Brasfield, James M.  1985.  “The Great Land Rush: Annexation and Sales Tax in St. Louis County.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.


Brasfield, James M.  1989.  “Municipal Reform and Reorganization in St. Louis County.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.


Brown, Sharon A.  1984.  “Making a Memorial: Developing the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site, 1933-1980.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Cassella, William N.  1953.  “Governing the Saint Louis Metropolitan Area.”  Ph.D. diss. Harvard University.


Christensen, Lawrence O.  1972.  “Black St. Louis: A Study in Race Relations, 1865-1916.” Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-Columbia.  


Clingermayer, James C.  1988.  “The Political Economy of Municipal Zoning: Constituency Diversity and Institutional Differences.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Cowan, Aaron B.  2007.  “A Nice Place to Visit: Tourism, Urban Revitalization, and the Transformation of Postwar American Cities.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Cincinnati.


DeLorenzo, Lisa C.  1997.  “Neighborhood Stability and Urban Policy: Fortifying the Link.” Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis. 


Dowden, Priscilla A.  “ ‘Over This Point We Are Determined To Fight’: African-American Public Education and Health Care in St. Louis, Missouri, 1910-1949.”  Ph.D. diss.  Indiana University.


Downes, Bryan T.  1966.  “Suburban Differentiation and Municipal Policy Choices: A Comparative Analysis of Suburban Political Systems.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Dreer, Herman.  1955.  “Negro Leadership in St. Louis: A Study in Race Relations.”  Ph.D. diss. University of Chicago.


Fairchild, Daniel R.  1978.  “Use of Revenue Sharing Funds by Selected Large Municipalities in the St. Louis, Missouri County Area, 1972-1975.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Frank, Joseph G.  2009.  “Analyzing Central City Urban Service Delivery: Who Gets What in the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Greenberg. Amy S.  1995.  “Cause for Alarm: The Volunteer Fire Department in the Nineteenth Century City.”  Ph.D. diss.  Harvard University.


Groves, Jeremy R.  2005.  “The Economic Effects of Residential Community Associations on Local Municipalities.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Hadac, Thomas F.  1976.  “Bi-State St. Louis: Factors Significant to the Emergence of a Governing Leadership for the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan Area, 1949-1965.”  Ph.D. diss.  Princeton University.


Harper, Christine F.  2001.  “The Water Wizard: John F. Wixford and the Purification of the St. Louis Water Supply in 1904.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Harrison, William J.  1976.  “The New Deal in Black St. Louis: 1932-1940.  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Hayes, Mary.  1972.  “Politics and Government in Colonial Saint Louis: A Study in the Growth of Political Awareness.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Heathcott, Joseph.  2002.  “The City Remade: Public Housing and the Urban Landscape in St. Louis, 1900-1960.”  Ph.D. diss.  Indiana University.


Holmes, Harry D.  1973.  “Socio-Economic Patterns of Non-Partisan Political Behavior in the Industrial Metropolis: St. Louis, 1895-1916.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri- Columbia.


Howard, Dick.   1972   “A Comparison of the Model Cities Programs of St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri.   Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-Columbia. 


Jolly, Kenneth S.  2003.  “It Happened Here, Too: The Black Liberation Movement in St. Louis, Missouri, 1964-1970.  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-Columbia.


Jones, E. Terrence, and Brady P. Baybeck.  2002.  “Local Communities and Metropolitan Regimes: Citizens and Contexts.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.


Jones, E. Terrence, and Russell Smith.  1979  “Implementing a Block Grant Program: The  Interaction of Old and New Policy Systems.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.


Jones, E. Terrence, and Russell Smith.  1979.  “Distributing Manpower Services in St. Louis.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Political Science Association.


Jones, E. Terrence, Phyllis Evans, and Thomas Gosebrink.  1982.  “The Neighborhood Professional and Urban Politics.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.


Jones, E. Terrence.  1981.  “Distributing Community Development Funds in St. Louis.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.

Jones, E. Terrence.  1998.  “Citizens Leagues and Metropolitan Governance: Kansas City/


Jones, E. Terrence.  1998.  “Citizens Leagues and Metropolitan Policymaking: The St. Louis Case.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association.


Jones, E. Terrence.  2000.  Fragmented by Design: Why St. Louis Has So Many Governments. St. Louis: Palmerston & Reed.


Jones, E. Terrence.  2002.  “Citizens Leagues as Metropolitan Think Tanks: Policy Approaches and Impact.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.


Judd, Dennis R.  1972.  “Social Reform in Model Cities: The East St. Louis Case.”  Ph.D. diss. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Knight, Carol A.  2001.  “Survival of the Forest: The Evolution of Forest Park as a Reflection of the Social and Cultural Dynamics of St. Louis.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Lang, Clarence.  2004.  “Community and Resistance in the Gateway City: Black National Consciousness, Working-Class Formation, and Social Movements in St. Louis, Missouri: 1941-1964.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Laslo, David.  1999.  “Proliferating Convention Centers: The Political Economy of Regenerating Cities and the St. Louis Convention Center Expansion.”  Ph.D. diss.   University of Missouri- St. Louis.


Locke, William P.  1974.  “A History and Analysis of the Origin and Development of the Human Development Corporation of Metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri, 1962-1970.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University. 


Louishomme, Claude A.  2005.   “The Political Economy of Riverboat Casino Gambling.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis. 


Lumpkins, Charles L.  2006.  “Black East St. Louis: Politics and Economy in a Border City, 1860-1945.  Ph.D. diss.  Pennsylvania State University.


Mason, Susan G.  2004.  “Metropolitan Cooperation Under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis. 


McConachie, Alexander S.  1976.  “The Big Cinch: A Business Elite in the Life of a City, Saint Louis, 1895-1915.  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Moore, Debra H.  2004.  “When Cities Fail and States Intervene: Camden, New Jersey and East St. Louis, Illinois.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis.


Mormino, Gary R.  1977.  “The Hill Upon the City: An Italo-American Neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri, 1880-1955.   Ph.D. diss.  University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Mundinger, Donald C.  1956.  “An Appraisal of the Fiscal Autonomy of St. Louis, a Home Rule City: The St. Louis Earnings Tax, a Case Study.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Murphy, Maire A.  2004.  “The Metropolitan Project: Leadership, Policy, and Development in St. Louis, Missouri, 1945-1980.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Virginia.


Myers, John S.  1939.  “The Merit System in St. Louis from 1874 to 1937.”  Ph.D. diss.  Washington University.


Nord, David P.  1979.  “Newspapers and New Politics: Midwestern Municipal Reform, 1890-1900.  Ph.D. diss.  University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Patterson, Ernestine.  1968.  “The Impact of the Black Struggle on Representative Government in St. Louis, Missouri.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Quirk, Richard J.  2001.  “The Continued Decline of the Social and Economic Fabric of the City of St. Louis: The Missed Opportunities of the 1949 Housing Act.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Randolph, Lewis A.  1990.  “Development Policy of Four U.S. Cities.”  Ph.D. diss.  The Ohio State University.


Sandweiss, Eric.  1991.  “Construction and Community in South St. Louis, 1850-1910.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of California-Berkeley.    

  

Sexauer, Cornelia F.  2003.  “Catholic Capitalism: Charles Vatterott, Civil Rights, and Suburbanization in St. Louis and the Nation, 1919-1971.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Cincinnati.


Sorensen, Janni.  2007.  “Challenges of Unequal Power Distribution in University-Community Partnerships.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Spencer, Thomas M.  1996.  “Power on Parade: The Origins and History of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis, 1877-1995.”  Ph.D. diss.  Indiana University.



Swanson, John E.  1953.  “The Use of the Licensing Power by the City of St. Louis, Missouri.” Ph.D. diss.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Swarts, Heidi J.  2002.  “Grassroots Community Organizations: Invisible Actors in American Urban Politics.”  Ph.D. diss.  Cornell University.


Theising, Andrew J.  1997.  “Profitable Boundaries: Incorporating the Industrial Suburb.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis.


Thomas, Shellagh C.  2007.  “Compliance with National Air Pollution Control Policy in Metropolitan St. Louis.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis.


Thompson, Alice A.  1980.  “The Life and Career of William L. Igoe, the Reluctant Boss, 1879-1953.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University.


Tranel, Mark.  1987.  “The Response of Suburban Municipal Government to Fiscal Stress: A Test of Incremental Theory.”  Ph.D. diss.  St. Louis University. 


Wendel, George D., and Mary C. Wendel.  1983.  “The Public Hospital Crisis in St. Louis, the 1980s.”   Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.


Winter, William E.  2006.  “Development Decision-Making in St. Louis, Missouri: Institutions, Incentives, and Urban Development.”  Ph.D. diss.  University of Missouri-St. Louis.


Young, Truman P.  1911.  “The Scheme of Separation of City and County Governments in St. Louis: Its History and Purposes.”  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. 



Self-published Materials and Student Papers


Peirce, Neal R., Curtis Johnson, and Dan Mihalopoulos.  1997.  The Peirce Report: A Call to Action.  St. Louis: St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Williams, Barbara R.  1973.  St. Louis: A City and Its Suburbs.  Santa Monica, California: Rand Corporation.


Williams, Barbara R.  1974.  Comparisons among Three Diverse Cities: San Jose, California, Seattle, Washington, and St. Louis, Missouri.  Santa Monica, California: Rand Corporation.