Abstract: The effects of ‘democratic’ decentralization reforms are analysed. In most developing countries, rather than empowering representative elected local government, reforms have often resulted in a transfer of power to private bodies, customary authorities and non-governmental organizations.
Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.
Source(s): , Bulletin / Bonn international center for conversion; 42  p Bulletin / Bonn international center for conversion 42
Published: 2007 Bonn international center for conversion (BICC), Bonn (English