Essays about: "democratic decentralisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words democratic decentralisation.

  1. 1. Decentralisation, Political Participation and Democracy: The Effects of Decentralisation on Political Participation and Democratisation in Non-Western States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexis Kyander; [2014]
    Keywords : Decentralisation; citizen participation; democracy; fiscal federalism; multiple regression analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : A global trend of decentralisation has been present in the last decades. Since the 1980s, most countries have transferred power and resources from the centre to subnational levels of government. READ MORE


    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Oscar Molin; [2012]
    Keywords : Participation; decentralisation; water management; drinking water; Bundelkhand; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examined to what extent the decentralised drinking water management system in Mahoba district, Uttar Pradesh, India, is participatory. The central questions focused on how participation is taking place, what socio-political factors affect participation, and how the community members explain their capability to participate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening Equity in Rural Drinking Water Supply in Uttar Pradesh - A Local Government Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Simone Albus; [2011]
    Keywords : rural drinking water supply; equity; democratic decentralisation; Panchayat Raj Institutions; Uttar Pradesh; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examines equity and governance issues in rural drinking water supply (RDWS) in Uttar Pradesh, North India, in the context of the current decentralisation reforms in the sector. It reviews the available literature on decentralisation and illuminates different perspectives and arguments to provide a rationale for understanding the reform initiatives in Uttar Pradesh. READ MORE

  4. 4. Operationalising the SARD-Initiative in Viet Nam

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rasmus Kløcker Larsen; [2006]
    Keywords : sustainable agriculture and rural development; Agenda 21; partnership; dialogue; stakeholder; learning; self-organisation; civil society; indigenous; ethnic minority;

    Abstract : The SARD (Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development) Initiative is a partnership programme which emerged at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to support the implementation of Agenda 21, Chapter 14. Described as a multi-stakeholder umbrella framework designed to support the transition to people-centred sustainable agriculture and rural development it is intended as a civil society led, government supported, FAO facilitated undertaking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Masters of Their Own Destiny: Minorities' Right to Effective Participation in Public Life in Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Friberg; [2002]
    Keywords : Komparativ rätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The main international provisions concerning minorities' right to participation in public life at national and local levels are enshrined in Article 2 of the UN Minority Declaration in conjunction with Article 25 of the ICCPR, providing minorities the right to take part in the conduct of public affairs. Vital adjacent political rights, include the freedom of association as enshrined in Article 2(4) of the UN Minority Declaration, which in conjunction with Article 22 of the ICCPR provides the right to establish and maintain minority associations. READ MORE