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By Michele Dagenais

Basing her paintings on huge research of Montreal's urban files, Dagenais offers us a view of urban executive from inside of urban corridor, displaying how the city's associations particularly functioned. From 1900 to 1950, the municipal management underwent a decisive transformation to turn into a contemporary forms. Dagenais explores the forces at the back of modernization via illuminating the jobs performed by way of urban hall's major actors; elected officers, division heads and civil servants. Dagenais offers the municipal executive from 3 views. She first perspectives it as a public management whose historical past is marked via the varied strength struggles which introduced elected officers into clash with specialist bureaucrats. Secondly, she sees it as a wide firm which used to be particularly prompted by means of glossy administration options, and at last she exhibits it to be a operating setting formed by way of expert relationships. Dagenais presents the 1st precise historical past of a municipal management in Canada, person who is especially very important as Montreal used to be on the monetary and fiscal centre of Canada in this an important interval of city and business development.

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