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Redrawing local government boundaries : an international study of politics, procedures and decisions

Author: John Meligrana
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a broad theoretical understanding of local government boundary reform and informs the wider scholarly discussion and debate regarding institutional change, state structures, and the areal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Meligrana
ISBN: 0774809337 9780774809337
OCLC Number: 54065292
Description: viii, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Meligrana --
Redrawing local boundaries: Deriving the principles for politically just procedures / Ronan Paddison --
Goals for municipal restructuring plans / Andrejs Skaburskis --
Annexation activity and policy in the United States / Greg Lindsey --
Canadian experiences of local government boundary reform: A comparison of Quebec and Ontario / Raphaël Fischler, John Meligrana, and Jeanne M. Wolfe --
The two waves of territorial reform of local government in Germany / Hellmut Wollmann --
Changeless boundaries do not fix a changing history: The map of the Spanish local government / Abel Albet i Mas --
Changing local government in Israel: The paradox of extreme centralism versus inability to reform / Eran Razin --
Confusing responses to regional conflicts: Restructuring local administrative boundaries in Korea / Dong-Ho Shin --
Reorganizing urban space in postreform China / Jianfa Shen --
Local government reorganization in South Africa / Robert Cameron --
Conclusion: Changing local government boundaries in different political-ideological environments / John Meligrana and Eran Razin.
Responsibility: edited by John Meligrana.

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