skip to content
Local governance in India : decentralization and beyond Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Local governance in India : decentralization and beyond

Author: Niraja Gopal Jayal; Amit Prakash; Pradeep K Sharma; Jawaharlal Nehru University. Centre for the Study of Law and Governance.
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Contributed research papers presented at a workshop organised by Centre for the Study of Law and Governance at Jawaharlal Nehru University in collaboration with the UNDP and UN-Habitat in April 2002.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Local governance in India.
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)606055596
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niraja Gopal Jayal; Amit Prakash; Pradeep K Sharma; Jawaharlal Nehru University. Centre for the Study of Law and Governance.
ISBN: 9780195678376 0195678370
OCLC Number: 68624679
Notes: Includes statistical tables.
Description: xiii, 426 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Niraja Gopala Jayal --
2. Selection by custom and election by statute : interfaces in local governance in Karnataka / Kripa Ananth Pur --
3. Van Panchayats in Uttaranchal / Ashok Kumar --
4. Writers' building and the reality of decentralized rural power : some paradoxes and reversals in West Bengal / Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya --
5. Panchayats, bureaucracy, and poverty alleviation in Uttar Pradesh / Ravi S. Srivastava --
6. Decentralization and disease control programmes : the case of filariasis / Rama V. Baru and Meena Gopal --
7. The new segregation in primary education : implications for local governance / Vimala Ramachandra and Aarti Saihjee --
8. Crisis of governance and people's alternatives : schooling system in some villages of Western UP / Jagpal Singh --
9. People-centred development and participatory urban governance : the Mumbai experience / Marina R. Pinto --
10. Urban futures of poor groups in Chennai and Bangalore : how these are shaped by the relationships between parastatals and local bodies / Solomon Benjamin and R. Bhuvaneswari --
11. Developing a quantitative framework for determining devolution of funds from the state government to local bodies / Ajit Karnik, Abhay Pethe and Dilip Karmarkar --
12. Urban local bodies and district administration : an empirical examination of some issues relating to urban water supply in Karnataka / K. P. Krishnan --
13. Mainstreaming gender in district plants in Madhya Pradesh / Anwar Jafri and Vikas Singh --
14. Accountability in local governance : infrastructure development in the industrial townships of Faridabad and Gurgaon / Amita Singh --
15. Transparency, accountability, and governance : local government in Kerala and Karnataka / V. Vijayalakshmi --
16. The salience of poverty, participation, transparency, and security in good urban governance / Rama Nath Jha.
Responsibility: edited by Niraja Gopal Jayal, Amit Prakash, Pradeep K. Sharma.
More information:

Abstract:

Analyses the complexity of local governance, both rural and urban, in contemporary India. This book argues that there is more to local governance than a focus on decentralization. It looks at various  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/68624679>
library:oclcnum"68624679"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/68624679>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/158141158>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Jawaharlal Nehru University. Centre for the Study of Law and Governance."
schema:datePublished"2006"
schema:description"1. Introduction / Niraja Gopala Jayal -- 2. Selection by custom and election by statute : interfaces in local governance in Karnataka / Kripa Ananth Pur -- 3. Van Panchayats in Uttaranchal / Ashok Kumar -- 4. Writers' building and the reality of decentralized rural power : some paradoxes and reversals in West Bengal / Dwaipayan Bhattacharyya -- 5. Panchayats, bureaucracy, and poverty alleviation in Uttar Pradesh / Ravi S. Srivastava -- 6. Decentralization and disease control programmes : the case of filariasis / Rama V. Baru and Meena Gopal -- 7. The new segregation in primary education : implications for local governance / Vimala Ramachandra and Aarti Saihjee -- 8. Crisis of governance and people's alternatives : schooling system in some villages of Western UP / Jagpal Singh -- 9. People-centred development and participatory urban governance : the Mumbai experience / Marina R. Pinto -- 10. Urban futures of poor groups in Chennai and Bangalore : how these are shaped by the relationships between parastatals and local bodies / Solomon Benjamin and R. Bhuvaneswari -- 11. Developing a quantitative framework for determining devolution of funds from the state government to local bodies / Ajit Karnik, Abhay Pethe and Dilip Karmarkar -- 12. Urban local bodies and district administration : an empirical examination of some issues relating to urban water supply in Karnataka / K. P. Krishnan -- 13. Mainstreaming gender in district plants in Madhya Pradesh / Anwar Jafri and Vikas Singh -- 14. Accountability in local governance : infrastructure development in the industrial townships of Faridabad and Gurgaon / Amita Singh -- 15. Transparency, accountability, and governance : local government in Kerala and Karnataka / V. Vijayalakshmi -- 16. The salience of poverty, participation, transparency, and security in good urban governance / Rama Nath Jha."@en
schema:description"Contributed research papers presented at a workshop organised by Centre for the Study of Law and Governance at Jawaharlal Nehru University in collaboration with the UNDP and UN-Habitat in April 2002."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/763734001>
schema:genre"Conference proceedings."@en
schema:genre"Conference proceedings"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Local governance in India : decentralization and beyond"@en
schema:numberOfPages"426"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.