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A little more in depth than Cuban and Usdan's Powerful Reforms with Shallow Roots and includes case studies of a couple of systems (Detroit, Washington, D.C.) that don't often make a sustained appearance in the mayoral reform literature as well as case studies of the usual suspects (Chicago, Baltimore, Boston).(Henig's chapter about Washington, D.C. reforms and issue definition is particularly good.)
Let's be frank: this is a book you read for class. With discussion, it might be interesting. It's written in dense, academic prose and is boring as hell to read, though the actual ideas could be very interesting presented differently, though in no way was the author's intention to write a book for any old reader — no matter how interested in education — to happen across and pick up.