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Decentralization, democratic governance, and civil society in comparative perspective : Africa, Asia, and Latin America / edited by Philip Oxhorn, Joseph S. Tulchin, and Andrew D. Selee.

Contributor(s): Oxhorn, Philip | Tulchin, Joseph S, 1939- | Selee, Andrew D.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JQ1875.A55D42 D423 2004Publication: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press, c2004Description: x, 351 p.ISBN: 0801879191 (hardcover); 9780801879197 (hardcover).Subject(s): Decentralization in government -- Africa | Decentralization in government -- Asia | Decentralization in government -- Latin America | Local government -- Africa | Local government -- Asia | Local government -- Latin America
Contents:
Unraveling the puzzle of decentralization / Philip Oxhorn -- Twenty years of decentralization in Mexico : a top-down process / Yemile Mizrahi -- Decentralization and civil society in Mexico / Leticia Santín del Rio -- State decentralization and regional actors in Chile / Claudia Serrano -- Local governance and democratization : the view from the Chilean border / Maria Elena Ducci -- South Africa's double reform : decentralization and the transition from apartheid / Steven Friedman and Caroline Kihato -- Kenya's decentralization through the devotion of power : advances and limits / Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Winnie V. Mitullah -- The Philippines : decentralization, local governments, and citizen action / Leonora C. Angeles and Francisco A. Magno -- Decentralization and regional autonomy in Indonesia / Syarif Hidayat and Hans Antlov -- Decentralization and democratic governance : lessons and challenges / Andrew D. Selee and Joseph S. Tulchin.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-333) and index.

Unraveling the puzzle of decentralization / Philip Oxhorn -- Twenty years of decentralization in Mexico : a top-down process / Yemile Mizrahi -- Decentralization and civil society in Mexico / Leticia Santín del Rio -- State decentralization and regional actors in Chile / Claudia Serrano -- Local governance and democratization : the view from the Chilean border / Maria Elena Ducci -- South Africa's double reform : decentralization and the transition from apartheid / Steven Friedman and Caroline Kihato -- Kenya's decentralization through the devotion of power : advances and limits / Gilbert M. Khadiagala and Winnie V. Mitullah -- The Philippines : decentralization, local governments, and citizen action / Leonora C. Angeles and Francisco A. Magno -- Decentralization and regional autonomy in Indonesia / Syarif Hidayat and Hans Antlov -- Decentralization and democratic governance : lessons and challenges / Andrew D. Selee and Joseph S. Tulchin.

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