Decentralization policies and practices under structural adjustment and democratization in Africa

Abstract: The relationship between structural adjustment and democratization, and the institutionalization of local government in African countries is analysed. Suggestions are offered for improving the design and implementation of decentralization policies.

Author(s): Olowu, Dele

Source(s): , Democracy, governance and human rights programme paper; 4 31 p., 30 cm Democracy, governance and human rights programme paper 4

Published: 2001 United nations research institute for social development (UNRISD), Geneva (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1020-8186

Link: http://www.unrisd.org/unrisd/website/document.nsf/(httpPublications)/543FFCD9808693FD80256B5E003B4E1E?OpenDocument

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