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Title Decentralizing governance : emerging concepts and practices / G. Shabbir Cheema, Dennis A. Rondinelli, editors.
Imprint [Cambridge, Mass.] : Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2007.

Series Innovative governance in the 21st century
Innovative governance in the 21st century.
Subject Decentralization in government.
Comparative government.
Alt Name Cheema, G. Shabbir.
Rondinelli, Dennis A.
Description 1 online resource (x, 326 pages) : illustrations.
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Summary "Assesses the emerging concepts of decentralization (devolution, empowerment, capacity building, and democratic governance) in different contexts and regions. Details the factors driving the movement, including political changes such as the fall of the Iron Curtain and the ascendance of democracy; economic factors such as globalization and outsourcing; and technological advances"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From government decentralization to decentralized governance / G. Shabbir Cheema and Dennis A. Rondinelli -- Parallel and partnership approaches to decentralized governance / Dennis A. Rondinelli -- Decentralization and electronic governance / Guido Bertucci -- Local governments that perform well : four explanations / Merilee S. Grindle -- Political decentralization in Africa : experiences of Uganda, Rwanda, and South Africa / John-Mary Kauzya -- Devolution toward democracy : lessons for theory and practice from the Philippines / Ledivina V. Carino -- Decentralization, deconcentration, and poverty reduction in the Asia Pacific / Peter Blunt and Mark Turner -- Fiscal decentralization and intergovernmental fiscal relations : navigating a viable path to reform / Paul Smoke -- Government decentralization and decentralized governance in Latin America : the silent revolution by the local level / Enrique Cabrero -- Devolution with accountability : learning from good practices / G. Shabbir Cheema -- Decentralization and participatory local governance : a decision space analysis and application to Peru / Derick W. Brinkerhoff, Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff, and Stephanie McNulty -- Challenges to decentralized governance in weak states / Goran Hyden -- Decentralization and legal empowerment of the poor / Naresh Singh -- Decentralizations to promote effective and efficient pro-poor infrastructure and service delivery in the least developed countries / K.H. Wekwete -- Designing decentralized coastal management programs / Kem Lowry -- Issues and best practices in the decentralization of natural resource control in developing countries / William Ascher.
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Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780815713906 (electronic bk.)
0815713908 (electronic bk.)
9780815713890 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0815713894 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 156858723
Additional Format Print version: Decentralizing governance. [Cambridge, Mass.] : Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2007 9780815713890 0815713894 (DLC) 2007015721 (OCoLC)123390968

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