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Decentralization in Latin America

learning through experience

by George E. Peterson

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Decentralization in government -- Latin America.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Latin America.,
    • Political participation -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-35).

      StatementGeorge E. Peterson.
      SeriesWorld Bank Latin American and Caribbean studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL959.5.D42 P47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 38 p. ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1012945M
      ISBN 10082133865X
      LC Control Number96053608

      Get this from a library! Decentralization and reform in Latin America: improving intergovernmental relations. [Giorgio Brosio; Juan Pablo Jiménez;] -- Decentralization and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues. These include the. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.. Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.

      What is the impact of political decentralisation in Latin America? This book considers the problems raised by political decentralisation in the region and identifies the challenges ahead. This book considers the problems faced by Chile, Peru, Bolivia, and other Latin American countries in their various experiments with political decentralization, identifies the challenges yet to be.

      democracy, decentralisation and deficits in latin america. edited by kiichiro fukasaku and ricardo hausmann. inter-american development bank development centre of the organisation for economic co. Cuba has long been a social policy pioneer, with ambitious policies to address health care, education, employment, the environment, and social inequalities. Yet facing severe economic challenges, the government may look to learn from its Latin American neighbors. Social Policies and Decentralization in Cuba analyzes these issues in depth.


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"Sequence analysis meets subnational politics in this must-read study of decentralization in Latin America. Drawing on extensive original research in four countries, Falleti uses a new 'comparative sequence method' to show how decentralization reforms varyingly empower subnational political actors depending on when and in what order they are by: Is it always true that decentralization reforms put more power in the hands of governors and mayors.

In post-developmental Latin America, the surprising answer to this question is no. In fact, a variety of outcomes are possible, depending largely on who initiates the reforms, how they are initiated, and in what order they are introduced.

Tulia G. Falleti draws on extensive fieldwork, in-depth. “The Political Determinants of Decentralization in Latin America. Causes and Consequences.” In Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America, ed.

Montero, A. and Samuels, D. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame by: This report focuses on the critical choices for those nations undergoing decentralization in Latin America and the Caribbean.

During the last ten years, the region has gone through a vast democratic transition, carrying along the decentralization initiatives, thereby expanding power-sharing arrangements to local governments, with a local spending increase of twenty to forty percent of public. Request PDF | Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America | "This book addresses an important topic; it is theoretically well framed by the editors, and the contributions are strong.".

Preface Decentralization: The Context by Arthur Morris Decentralization Processes in Latin America Decentralization, Debt, Democracy, and the Amazonian Frontierlands of Bolivia and Brazil by David J.

Fox Spontaneous Population Decentralization in Peru by Sarah A. Radcliffe The Role of Intermediate Cities in Decentralization: Observations from Ecuador by Stella Lowder Neoconservative Policies. That is what the collection of essays in this book provides in a most systematic and rigorous way.

In doing so it takes a cross-regional approach, whereby one can compare different public sector cultures and histories. Decentralization in Asia and Latin America provides new, technically rigorous, and important answers.'Price: $   Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society.

This book presents case studies from six countries in three continents in which decentralization of some. Using book and chapter pages; Decentralisation and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues.

These include the impacts of decentralization and the response of countries in the region to challenge such as social cohesion.

More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Giorgio Brosio & Juan Pablo Jiménez, "Introduction: approaching recent transformations of intergovernmental relations from multiple profiles," Chapters, in: Giorgio Brosio & Juan P.

Jiménez (ed.), Decentralization and Reform in Latin America, chapter 1, pages iii-iii, Edward Elgar Publishing. Download Decentralization In Asia And Latin America full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Decentralization In Asia And Latin America full free pdf books.

Falleti is the author of Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, ), which earned the Donna Lee Van Cott Award to the best book on political institutions by the Latin American Studies Association; and, with Santiago Cunial, of Participation in Social Policy (Elements in the Politics of.

The empirical studies in this volume show the diversity and complexity of local governance and local development in Latin America, while avoiding stereotypes about the impact of public sector reform and administrative decentralization.

"This book will help the reader think through what is happening in specific contexts in the region and. The transition to democracy underway in Latin America since the s has recently witnessed a resurgence of interest in experimenting with new forms of local governance emphasizing more participation by ordinary citizens.

The hope is both to foster the spread of democracy and to improve equity in the distribution of resources. While participatory budgeting has been a favorite topic of many. In Latin America, political decentralization is strongly linked to the democratization processes that begun in the s.

Reforms were used as an instrument to increase state legitimacy and democratic governance. The main aim of the decentralization –with different types of emphasis in each country.

Federalism vs. Decentralization in Latin America | 1 Federalism Vs. Decentralization In Latin America Abstract Additional countries have turned to federalism in recent years in many world regions, but in Latin America the set of countries with federal institutions has not changed in more than a century.

Despite this stasis, a spate of reforms have. We live in an increasingly federalized world. This fact has generated interest in how federal institutions shape politics, policy-making, and the quality of life of those living in federal systems.

In Federalism and Democracy in Latin America, Edward L. Gibson brings together a distinguished group of scholars to examine the Latin American experience with federalism and to advance our. Get this from a library. Fiscal decentralization in Latin America. [Ricardo López Murphy; Inter-American Development Bank.;] -- To compete in an increasingly global economy, the countries of Latin America must establish fiscal equilibrium and increase the efficiency of.

Fiscal Decentralization in Latin America (Inter-American Development Bank) [Professor Ricardo López Murphy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fiscal Decentralization in Latin America examines how taxation, spending and regulatory powers can be most effectively distributed among different levels of government.

Case studies of Argentina. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Challenging the conventional wisdom that decentralization reforms put more power in the hands of governors and mayors, "Sequence analysis meets subnational politics in this must-read study of decentralization in Latin America.

Preface Decentralization: The Context by Arthur Morris Decentralization Processes in Latin America Decentralization, Debt, Democracy, and the Amazonian Frontierlands of Bolivia and Brazil by David J.

Fox Spontaneous Population Decentralization in Peru by Sarah A. Radcliffe The Role of Intermediate Cities in Decentralization: Observations from.OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Exploring the link between decentralization and democratic governance / Andrew Selee --Decentralization and governance in Brazil / Marcus Melo and Flavio Rezende --Federalism and decentralization in Argentina: historical background and new intergovernmental relations / Tulia Faletti --Decentralization and.decentralization in asia and latin america Download decentralization in asia and latin america or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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