The Tangled Web of Associational Life
AbstractThis paper examines how decentralization and informalization are reshaping urban governance in contemporary Africa. By exploring the interface between urban institutional failures and popular organizational solutions, the paper considers how informal gove
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Date of creation: 2010
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informal economy; urban governance; Nigeria; enterprise clusters; civil society;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2010-06-11 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2010-06-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-URE-2010-06-11 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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