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Decentralisation, corruption and social capital : from India to the West

Author: Sten Widmalm
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides perspectives and insights on what may be the world's largest ongoing decentralisation reforms - the Panchayat Raj reforms in India. This book shows that the relationship between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sten Widmalm
ISBN: 9780761936640 0761936645
OCLC Number: 182779434
Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What do we mean by decentralisation? : A historical and conceptual overview of federalism's closest cousin --
Decentralisation in India : in theory and practice --
Corruption and its causes --
Corruption in India --
The utility of bonding trust and a new look at the role of social capital in development --
Discussion : how decentralisation, corruption and civil society connect.
Responsibility: Sten Widmalm.
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