Local government and good governance : the case of Samoa

Abstract: The author uses the case of decentralization in Samoa to argue that capacity building for accountability and transparency in local government should take into account sound knowledge and respect of cultural practices and traditions.

Author(s): Amosa, Desmond Uelese

Source(s): , Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG); 7 p. 7-21, ill. Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG) 7

Published: 2010 University of technology Sydney (UTS)], [Sydney (English

ISBN/ISSN: [1836-0394]/

Link: http://utsescholarship.lib.uts.edu.au/epress/journals/index.php/cjlg/article/download/1891/2007&oi=scholaralrt&ct=alrt&cd=1&sa=X&scisig=AAGBfm1w7hjGt2jKM0RulofOxutluUg0cA

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