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Decentralised Governance: A Review of the Idea and Issues


  • Md. Nazrul Islam

    (Institute for social and Economic Change)

  • Amitayush Vyas


Decentralisation is a dominant debate in development. The enormous and growing discussions on Decentralisation are well underway all over the world by prominent scholars and policy makers. Further, Decentralisation is not a new concept, but a well-formulated and structured view of an old idea. The present paper seeks to understand the basic idea of decentralisd governance from the backdrop of democratic theory and contemporary public administration; and concertedly reviews some of the mundane glaring issues facing decentralised governance.

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  • Md. Nazrul Islam & Amitayush Vyas, 2002. "Decentralised Governance: A Review of the Idea and Issues," Working Papers 108, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  • Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:108

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