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Does Decentralization Strengthen or Weaken the State?: Authority and Social Learning in a Supple State

Jean-Paul Faguet, Ashley M. Fox, and Caroline Pöschl

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines how decentralization affects four key aspects of state strength: (i) Authority over territory and conflict prevention, (ii) Policy autonomy and the ability to uphold the law, ... More


Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Decentralization research has become more quantitative and formal over the past two decades. But as technical rigor has increased, the focus of research has narrowed to decentralization’s effects on ... More


Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This book offers insights and lessons that help us understand when the answer is “Yes”, and when it is “No”. It shows us how decentralisation can be designed to drive development forward, and focuses ... More


Public Accountability in Policy-making: Forest-Based Climate Change Mitigation in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Prakash Kashwan

in Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

International negotiations regarding climate change mitigation and adaption have been such a dominant force on the global agenda that some scholars identify the push for forest-related carbon ... More


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