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Revolution at the Roots: Making our Government Smaller, Better and Closer to Home

By William D. Eggers
Free Press 1995 ISBN: 0028740270

About the Book

Identifying a current revolution in small government, a study examines the emergence of new, localized approaches to governance that include community policing, parental intervention, and creative neighborhood design. Tour.

About the Author

William D. Eggers is the Executive Director of Deloitte’s Center for Government Insights where he is responsible for the firm’s public sector thought leadership. He also serves as a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration, a governance futures council member at the World Economic Forum, an advisory board member at What Works Cities and chairs the Leadership Council for New America.

He is the author of numerous books including his newest Bridgebuilders: How Government Can Transcend Boundaries to Solve Big Problems (Harvard Review Business Press (2023), Delivering on Digital (2016), The Solution Revolution (2013), named to ten best-book-of-the-year lists, The Washington Post best seller If We Can Put a Man on the Moon (2009), The Public Innovator’s Playbook (2009), and Governing by Network (2004), the winner of the Louis Brownlow book award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of public administration. He coined the term Government 2.0 in a book by the same name. His books have won numerous other national best-book awards.