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Decentralisation in Africa : A Pathway out of Poverty and Conflict?

Author: Gordon Crawford; Christof Hartmann
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Grounded in empiricallybased country case studies, this new study provides a sober assessment of what decentralisation can achieve. The current momentum for decentralisation of government in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world is unparalleled, but are the benefits claimed by its advocates being realised? Focusing on two claims in particular, this book questions whether decentralisation does offer a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Crawford; Christof Hartmann
ISBN: 9789053569344 9053569340
OCLC Number: 874354203
Description: 264 S.
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