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Improving Local Government: Outcomes of Comparative Research (Governance and Public Management)

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Local governments encounter mammouth problems, and although there is not one panacea that works internationally, this book argues that there are mechanisms to improve the local situation and theer is evidence that this can suceed. By considering a number of key case studies from Latin America, Africa and Asia, the authors review best practices in good governance, thereby demonstarting that things can improve at the local level.

About the Author

MICHIEL DE VRIES is Chair in Public Administration, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Local Factor * PART ONE: THE TROUBLES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT * Problems of Local Government in Latin America--Rodriguez & A.Rosenbaum * Problems of Local Government in Africa--P.S.Reddy * Problems of Local Government in Asia--S.Haque * PART TWO: DIFFERENT ROADS, DIFFERENT MAPS * Changing Intergovernmental Relations--A.Geldenbuys * The Impact of Local Leadership--Du Plessis * Improving Local Management--H.Kroukamp * Involving the Provate sector--Goymen * The Importance of Indigenous Knowledge--Nwaka * PART THREE: BEST PRACTICES: THINGS CAN IMPROVE * Best Practices in Local Goverment--C.Andrews * Conclusions--M.De Vries & P.S.Reddy

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230517523
Author:
De Vries, Michiel S., Professor
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Editor:
Haque, M. Shamsul
Editor:
de Vries, Michiel S.
Editor:
De Vries, Michiel S.; Reddy, P. S.; Haque, M. Shamsul
Editor:
Reddy, P. S.; Haque, M. Shamsul
Editor:
Reddy, P. S.
Author:
de, Michiel S.
Author:
Reddy, P. S.
Author:
de Vries, Michiel S., Professor
Author:
Haque, M. Shamsul
Author:
Michiel S. de Vries
Author:
de Vries, Michiel S.
Subject:
POL040040
Subject:
Government - Local
Subject:
Local government
Subject:
Comparative government
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Local government -- Developing countries.
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Governance and Public Management
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.69 x 0.73 in

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