Fragility at the local level : challenges to building local state-citizen relations in fragile settings

Abstract: This paper reviews available literature on local democratic governance in fragile settings with an emphasis on contexts marked by protracted violent conflict. Challenges to local governance in fragile settings have dimensions of state-reconstruction, decentralization, and participatory governance.

Author(s): Oosterom, Marjoke

Source(s): , Working paper / Civic engagement in post-conflict settings project 21 p., ill Working paper / Civic engagement in post-conflict settings project

Published: 2009 Humanist institute for co-operation with developing countries (Hivos) [etc.], The Hague [etc.] (English

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Link: http://www.hivos.net/content/download/25832/161375/file/Fragility_at_local_level_Working_Paper_november_2009.pdf

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