Kundishora, Phillip (2009): An overview of decentralization and local governance in Eastern and Southern Africa. Forthcoming in: Local Governance and Developement Journal
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This paper reviews the decentralization process in Eastern and Southern Africa. It begins with an analysis of the socio-economic as well as the political challenges confronting most countries in the region. This analysis places the decentralization debate into context as these challenges have a bearing on the outcome of any reforms undertaken. The paper goes on to define decentralization and local democracy in order to come up with a clear understanding of the different forms of decentralization as well as the tenets of local democracy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||An overview of decentralization and local governance in Eastern and Southern Africa|
|Keywords:||decentralization; local governance; democracy.|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H77 - Intergovernmental Relations; Federalism; Secession
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
|Depositing User:||Andrew Bush|
|Date Deposited:||15. Jun 2009 05:31|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 15:49|
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