Institutional choice and recognition in the formation and consolidation of local democracy : introduction

Abstract: Following decentralization reforms, governments, international development agencies and large non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been transferring power to a wide range of local institutions, including customary authorities and NGOs to the detriment of the authority of local governments.

Author(s): Ribot, Jesse C.; Chhatre, Ashwini; Lankina, Tomila V.

Source(s): , Conservation and society; vol. 6, no. 1 11:00 PM Conservation and society vol. 6, no. 1

Published: 2008 Medknow], [Mumbai (English



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