Decentralisation and gender equity in South Asia : an issues paper

Abstract: The international experience on democratic decentralization and development, including the gender dimensions of decentralization is reviewed. The focus is on the South Asian region where most governments have espoused this form of governance. Author(s): Mukhopadhyay, Maitrayee; Cueva, Hanny Source(s): , 74 p. Published: 2005 Royal tropical institute (KIT)], [Amsterdam (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.kit.nl/net/KIT_Publicaties_output/ShowFile2.aspx?e=824

Making decentralization accountable : a framework for analysis and empirical studies from south Asia and west Africa : paper submitted to Comparative politics

Abstract: A framework for examining the degree to which decentralizations are being carried out is described. Most decentralization efforts end up without increasing much the powers of local authorities or peoples. Since 1917, francophone West Africa has seen at least four distinct waves. Author(s): Agrawal, Arun; Ribot, Jesse C. Source(s): , 66 p. Published: 2000…