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Local Democracy and Development

The Kerala People"s Campaign for Decentralized Planning

by Richard W. Franke

  • 259 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Decentralization in government,
  • India,
  • Kerala,
  • Local government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9709507M
    ISBN 100742516075
    ISBN 109780742516076

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May 28,  · Local Democracy and Development tells a powerful story of mass mobilization and innovation as bureaucratic opposition was overcome, corruption and cynicism were rooted out, and parliamentary democracy prevailed. Considering both the theoretical and applied significance of the campaign both in the context of India's development since Cited by: Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development Getting the Parameters Right Introduction SinceSouth Africa has experienced a steep learning curve with regard to institutional design in general, and local government in particular.

When the transition to democracy took place, South Africa inherited a dysfunctional local govern. The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The legislation places a duty on local authorities to promote understanding of the functions and democratic arrangements of the authority among local johnsonout.comon: Democracy and Development: A Complex Relationship by Pranab Bardhan University of California at Berkeley I Most of us, ardent democrats all, would like to believe that democracy is not merely good in itself, it is also valuable in enhancing the process of development.

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democracy are usually weaker at the local village or municipality level than at the federal or provincial levels. There are several ways in which the historical and social origins of democracy in India Democracy and Development in India: Pranab Bardhan. Democracy also suffers from a lack of justice as corrupt and incompetent leaders can take advantage of the populace.

According to The Interaction Between Democracy and Development. "Democracy and development are complementary, and they reinforce each other." Further, both democracy and development are thought to encourage peace.

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Decentralization, Democracy, and Development contributes to the empirical literature on decentralization and the debate on whether it is a viable and desirable state-building strategy for post-conflict johnsonout.com book is a collection of eight papers written by nine authors who were intimately involved in the complex decentralization reform.

Back of the yards: the making of a local democracy User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Until now, the historic Back of the Yards neighborhood of Chicago has been neglected by social historians. The packinghouse district, made famous by Upton Sinclair's.

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, literally "rule by people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing legislation.

Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic development and constitution.

Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region. The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments.

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This book investigates participatory budgeting—a mainstay now of World Bank, UNDP, and USAID development programs—to ask whether its reforms truly make a difference in deepening democracy and empowering civil society.

Overall, Ethics of Global Development is a highly readable, informative book that draws much of its strength from Crocker’s long career in development ethics, including his work in such organizations as the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA), and his profound knowledge of a long period of disciplinary and interdisciplinary Cited by: DEMOCRACY: ITS PRINCIPLES AND ACHIEVEMENT Publication prepared and edited by the Inter-Parliamentary Union This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not be a way of trade or otherwise, peace and development and convinced that the strengthening of.

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Sen eschews two common ways of thinking about development: 1) that aid goes to passive recipients and 2) that increasing wealth is the primary means by which development occurs. "An excellent book recommended to scholars interested in democracy and rural studies.

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no book on local government which gives the theoretical, historical, and constitutional accounts of the development, performance, and challenges, comprehensively, from the politi cal theory point of view or perspective.

This handicap has led to the wide percep-tion that the field of local government is infertile, narrow, and lacks depths. This has.BEST PRACTICES IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT TABLE OF CONTENTS of local development must also be adapted to different local circumstances, the book identifies a number of elements that successful local development structures are likely to stress, such as partnership, capacity.Sep 20,  · T.M.

Thomas Isaac & Richard W. Franke describe the background as well as its process in each stage and evaluates the outcome of the Campaign in the book, “Local Democracy and Development: The Kerala People’s Campaign for Decentralized Planning”.

Through knowing the Kerala’s Campaign for decentralization, we can learn about the.