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Village Corporatism, Real‐Estate Projects, and Territorial Autonomy

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 5 turns to the villages located at the urban fringe that have actually benefited from urban expansion, and looks at the nonconfrontational form of social mobilization in ... More


Local Taxation and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Analyses the complicated structure of national–local governmental relations in both side of the budgets. The shares of total tax sources between two governments, the whole system of local taxation ... More


Center and Peripheries

Regina Grafe

in Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144849
eISBN:
9781400840533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144849.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter illustrates how the empirical analysis of market and state has gone a long way to explain where the stumbling blocks in Spanish economic and political development were and why they ... More


Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter two takes on the critical question of why the Constitution establishes a federal system at all. After considering the political origins of federalism, the fraught relationship between ... More


The Drive for Local Autonomy, C.1540s-1560s

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the drive for local autonomy which was characteristic of English towns from c.1540 to the early years of the Elizabethan ... More


Policy research movements in local governments

Kimie Tsuchiyama

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although policy research was not recognized as an activity within Japanese local authorities’ jurisdiction for a long time, the social changes resulting from high-growth period made local authority ... More


The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Chris Himsworth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The first critical study of the 1985 international treaty that guarantees the status of local self-government (local autonomy). Chris Himsworth analyses the text of the 1985 European Charter of Local ... More


Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Jae Ho Chung

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the destabilizing potential of governing of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People’s Republic of China has held together for decades, ... More


Nationalities Conflict and Ethnicity in the People's Republic of China, with Special Reference to the Yi in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture

Thomas Heberer

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the contradictions between the idea of local autonomy for China's minority peoples and the economic and policy imperatives of a centralizing government and Party. Dealing ... More


The Meaning of Local Control

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explains local control in the context of suburbanization, conservative politics, and school reform, and demonstrates how the confluence of these issues changed practices of municipal ... More


Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

J. A. Chandler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book presents a history of local government in Britain from 1800 until the present day. It explains how local government in Britain has evolved from a structure that appeared to be relatively ... More


School Finance

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

in Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter illustrates the decision-making process by looking at three key decisions concerning financing: Should the central policy makers provide more funds to certain local governments than to ... More


The Sympathetic City: Community and Identity in Wartime Sarajevo

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that wartime Sarajevo can be understood in terms of four central themes: the breakdown of confessional institutions in modern Europe and their replacement by civic bodies as the ... More


China Goes Local (Again): Assessing Post-Mao Decentralization

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the impact of post-Mao decentralization on central-local relations and concludes that the former has not necessarily or uniformly favored localities at the expense of central control.


The Center’s Perceptions of Local Bureaucracy in China: A Typological First-Cut

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Employs a triple concept of “agents,” “representatives,” and “principals” in illustrating the trajectory in which Chinese leaders' perception of local bureaucracy has evolved over time. It also looks ... More


China as a Centrifugal Empire: Size, Diversity, and Local Governance

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the question: “Why are Chinese leaders so preoccupied with local governance?” and outlines a framework of analysis.


The Center’s Instruments of Local Control

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Suggests that the People’s Republic’s principal mode of local control resembles that of the traditional China more than that of the pre-1949 revolutionary era in terms of preventive mechanisms, ... More


The Subnational Hierarchy in Time: Institutional Changes (and Continuities)

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Links China’s two-millennium experiences in searching for optimal institutional designs for effective local control with that of the People’s Republic, suggests that the Communist regime is by no ... More


Determinants of Local Discretion in Implementation: Exploring Policy-Contingent Variations

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Presupposes that, with other things (i.e., patronage networks and societal demands) being similar among different regions, the level of local discretion permitted in implementation is likely to vary ... More


The Political Economy of Vertical Support and Horizontal Networks

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Suggests that whereas Beijing's policy support and centrally-induced horizontal networks were important in the early phases of the reform, the center's resource support and voluntarily-formed lateral ... More


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