Decentralization in Africa : the paradox of state strength / edited by J. Tyler Dickovick, James S. Wunsch.

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Other Authors: Dickovick, J. Tyler, 1973-2019 (Editor), Wunsch, James S. (James Stevenson), 1946- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Decentralization: theoretical, conceptual, and analytical issues / James S. Wunsch
  • Botswana: political and economic obstacles to decentralization / Amy R. Poteete, Bashi Mothusi, and Daniel Molaodi
  • Burkina Faso: limited decentralization under tight oversight / Pierre Englebert and Nestorine Sangaré
  • Ethiopia: ethnic federalism and centripetal forces / J. Tyler Dickovick and Tegegne Gebre-Egziabher
  • Ghana: decentralization in a two-party democracy / Joseph Ayee and J. Tyler Dickovick
  • Mali: incentives and challenges for decentralization / Susanna D. Wing and Brehima Kassibo
  • Mozambique: decentralization in a centralist setting / Beatrice Reaud and Bernhard Weimer
  • Nigeria: issues of capacity and accountability in decentralization / Dele Olowu and James S. Wunsch
  • South Africa: decentralization and the apartheid legacy / Louis A. Picard and Thomas Mogale
  • Tanzania: devolution under centralized governance / Per Tidemand and Nazar Sola
  • Uganda: decentralization reforms, reversals, and an uncertain future / Paul Smoke, William Muhumuza, and Emmanuel Ssewankambo
  • African decentralization in comparative perspective / J. Tyler Dickovick and Rachel Beatty Riedl.