Local Democracy and Politics in South Asia: Towards internal decolonization?

Local Democracy and Politics in South Asia: Towards internal decolonization?

by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi
     
 

The book provides an analysis of local government in five South Asian countries; their evolution from the colonial period to present, and recent steps towards democratisation, decentralization, debureaucratization and fiscal autonomy. Most of these countries share a common colonial legacy and an administrative framework inherited from the British, yet, their paths to…  See more details below

Overview

The book provides an analysis of local government in five South Asian countries; their evolution from the colonial period to present, and recent steps towards democratisation, decentralization, debureaucratization and fiscal autonomy. Most of these countries share a common colonial legacy and an administrative framework inherited from the British, yet, their paths to nation-building and political development have been quite deverse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783810039446
Publisher:
VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Series:
Urban and Regional Research International Series, #3
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.01(d)

Meet the Author

Dhirendra Vajpeyi, professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Northern Iowa, Ceddar Falls

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