Why has decentralization failed in Africa? : assessing the lessons of self-organized, local governance initiatives

Abstract: This conference paper considers several instances of locally initiated, self-organized efforts which were based on collective action, analyses how and why these were successful, and explores possible insights into the generally disappointing performance of decentralization reforms in Africa.

Author(s): Wunsch, James S.

Source(s): , [42] p. draft

Published: 2008 Indiana university], [Bloomington, IN (English


Link: http://www.indiana.edu/~workshop/seminars/papers/wunsch_mcpaper08.pdf

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