District assemblies in a fix : the perils of self-seeking tendencies in decentralisation policy reforms in Malawi

Abstract: Placed in the broader context of political, economic and social transformation of Malawi, this paper says that unless self-seeking tendencies are tamed, the trinity of good governance, development and poverty reduction in the evolving structures of local government will remain an unattainable ideal.

Author(s): Chinsinga, Blessings

Source(s): , Africa development; vol. 32, no. 1 p. 89-111 Africa development vol. 32, no. 1

Published: 2007 Council for the development of social science research in Africa (CODESRIA), [Dakar] (English

ISBN/ISSN: /0850-3907

Link: http://ajol.info/index.php/ad/article/viewFile/57161/45549

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