The State of
in the 1980s
STEPHEN L. SCHECHTER
Political and managerial concepts of federalism. The grants-in-aid system. Accountability in government functions. Turning back federal revenues. The reassessment process. Fiscal and constitutional issues. The institutional challenge to the federal system.
The first response of most people to crisis is pessimism. But the really great nations of history have always been those that turned moments of weakness into sources of strength, and that came to see the crises they faced as opportunities for self-