Informal policy making along the arizona-mexico international border

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Investigates the interactions, attitudes, and policy behavior of public officials in twin cities on both sides of the Arizona-Mexico international border. Examines informal agreements among border officials in the areas of law enforcement, public health, fire protection, education, transportation, and public works. Identifies factors which facilitate and impede border city cooperation and makes comparisons between the twin cities of Ambos Nogales and Douglas-Agua Prieta.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)435-458
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Journal of Public Administration
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Public Administration


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