Agranoff, Robert and Michael McGuire. Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003.
This book examines the relationships between local governments, state and federal governments, public organizations, and private organizations. The book is the result of an extensive study of 237 cities in five states, and offers an in-depth look at how city officials work with other governments, agencies, and organizations.