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How Do Descentralization And Administrative Reform Try To Avoid Marginality?


  • Madalina–Elena MIHAILESCU

    (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania)


Inequalities have various causes and can result in permanent handicaps imposed by geographic remoteness or by recent social and economic changes or perhaps both. In the new UE member states part of this disability is the result legacy of former centralized planned economic systems. The issue represented by the decentralization of public services towards the local communities has been a perennial preoccupation on the agenda and within the programs of the post-communist governments, while its legislative realization and, further, the implementation of such a policy have generated remarkably diverse controversial – outcomes.

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  • Madalina–Elena MIHAILESCU, 2015. "How Do Descentralization And Administrative Reform Try To Avoid Marginality?," Public Administration and Reginal Studies, "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Faculty of Juridical, Social and Political Sciences, issue 1, pages 69-83.
  • Handle: RePEc:ddj:parsro:y:2015:i:1:p:69-83

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