Why quality matters : a multi-level analysis of decentralization, local government performance and legitimating beliefs in post-conflict Sierra Leone

Abstract: A study of the effect of political decentralization in post-conflict Sierra Leone on legitimization shows that improvements in service delivery under conditions of decentralized governments are associated with greater trust in local government authorities.

Author(s): Sacks, Audrey; Larizza, Marco

Source(s): , 16 p., ill., graphs, map

Published: 2011 University of Essex. Institute for democracy & conflict resolution (IDCR)], [Colchester (English


Link: http://www.idcr.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/APSA-2011_ASML_presentation.pdf

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