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Decentralization and Development of Sri Lanka Within a Unitary State

Author: N S Cooray; Sirimal Abeyratne
Publisher: Singapore Springer Singapore 2017.
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This comprehensive volume provides uniquely diverse insights into various aspects of decentralization and development from both developed and developing countries, with special reference to Sri Lanka. For a quarter century, Sri Lanka was battered by its prolonged civil war, which ended in 2009, but has now achieved relative peace and stability. Having developed rapidly, Sri Lanka offers a classic example for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N S Cooray; Sirimal Abeyratne
ISBN: 9789811042591 9811042594
OCLC Number: 1005409416
Description: 1 Online-Ressource
Contents: 1. Chapter 1: Introduction.- Part one.- Chapter 2: Local Government System in Sri Lanka: A Historical Overview.- Chapter 3: Developmental Role and Financing of Sub-National Units of Government: The Case of Provincial Councils in Sri Lanka.- Chapter 4: Intergovernmental Fiscal Framework for Local Government and Centre-Local Revenue and Expenditure Sharing: A Comparative Analysis.- Chapter 5: Towards an Appropriate Public Local Government Unit for Sri Lanka.- Part two.- Chapter 6: Agriculture and Rural Development under Central Government and Provincial Council Setup in Sri Lanka.- Chapter 7: Sustainable Resource Mobilization for Community Development in Sri Lanka: LEAD Participatory Poverty Reduction Experience.- Chapter 8: Public Investment in Education: Benefits, Challenges and Opportunities.- Chapter 8: Public Investment in Education: Benefits, Challenges and Opportunities.- Chapter 10: Post Conflict Foreign Policy Challenges for Sri Lanka.- Part three.- Chapter 11: Role of Local Institutions in the Development of Industrial Clusters.- Chapter 12: Decentralization of Natural Resources Management in ASEAN.- Chapter 13: Fiscal Decentralisation and Economic Growth: Evidence from Vietnam.- Chapter 14: Education Expenditure and Economic Growth under Decentralization: An Empirical Study of Sri Lanka and Canada.- Chapter 15: Japanese Local Tax System and Decentralization.
Responsibility: edited by N.S. Cooray, Sirimal Abeyratne.

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This comprehensive volume provides uniquely diverse insights into various aspects of decentralization and development from both developed and developing countries, with special reference to Sri Lanka.

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