Building trust in government : innovations in governance reform in Asia

Abstract: Within the framework of democratic governance, decentralization and local autonomy are crucial in fostering more participatory governance and enhancing trust in government. Decentralization contributes to the empowerment of local communities and trust in government at all levels. Author(s): Cheema, G. Shabbir; Popovski, Vesselin Source(s): , Trends and innovations in governance series xv, 260 p.,…

East Asia decentralizes : making local government work

Abstract: This study reviews intergovernmental reform in the region, distills key messages, highlights positive experiences, and points out areas where policy makers will need to take priority action to avoid going down the wrong path. Author(s): White, Roland Source(s): , ix, 267 p., ill., graphs, tabs, 28 cm Published: 2005 World Bank, Washington, DC (English…