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Title Decentralisation in Africa : a pathway out of poverty and conflict? / Gordon Crawford and Christof Hartmann, (editions.).

Publication Info. [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam Univ. Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (260 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Decentralisation as a pathway out of poverty and conflict? / Gordon Crawford and Christof Hartmann -- Constraints on the implementation of decentralisation and implications for poverty reduction : the case of Uganda / Susan Steiner -- Decentralisation and poverty reduction in Malawi : a critical appraisal / Blessings Chinsinga -- Poverty and the politics of (de)centralisation in Ghana / Gordon Crawford -- The impact of decentralisation on poverty in Tanzania / Meine Pieter van Dijk -- Decentralisation and the legacy of protracted conflict : Mauritius, Namibia and South Africa / Christof Hartmann -- Decentralisation and conflict in Kibaale, Uganda / Anna Katharina Schelnberger -- Decentralisation as a stabilising factor in Rwanda / Peter van Tilburg -- Conclusion : Decentralisation, no shortcut to development and peace / Christof Hartmann and Gordon Crawford.
Summary This book questions whether decentralisation does offer a significant pathway out of poverty and conflict in Africa.
Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Decentralization in government -- Africa.
Society and social sciences.
Politics and government.
Economics, finance, business and management.
Decentralization in government. (OCoLC)fst00888948
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Indexed Term Multi-User.
Added Author Crawford, Gordon, 1952-
Hartmann, Christof.
Other Form: Print version: Decentralisation in Africa. [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam Univ. Press, ©2008 9789053569344 9053569340 (DLC) 2008464935 (OCoLC)225876075
ISBN 9789048501618 (electronic bk.)
904850161X (electronic bk.)
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