3 edition of Local democracy in South Asia found in the catalog.
Local democracy in South Asia
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by David N. Gellner, Krishna Hachhethu.|
|Series||Governance, conflict and civic action -- 1|
|Contributions||Gellner, David N., Hachhethu, Krishna.|
|LC Classifications||JS7180.3.A3 L63 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||472 p. :|
|Number of Pages||472|
|LC Control Number||2007042898|
local people and communities in South East Asia. The realisation that real change can be brought about through targeting, engaging with, and monitoring local government officials – by holding them to account. The need to strengthen the skills, knowledge and abilities of local . The objective of this book is to explain variations in the adoption and implementation of local democracy across developing countries. It disputes what it characterizes as two common views on the subject: the first, that local democratization is simply an extension of national democratization; and the second, that it is one form of decentralization or the transfer of power from higher to lower.
democracy and authoritarianism in south asia Download democracy and authoritarianism in south asia or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get democracy and authoritarianism in south asia book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. But democracy’s gains were less secure than they appeared. Sri Lanka is far from unique in South Asia in this respect. By some measures, the region is more stable and democratic than it has been.
Until recently, Sri Lanka, one of Asia’s oldest democracies, seemed safe from this kind of instability. The country’s bloody civil war ended in , and its election seemed to signal a new phase of liberalization. But democracy’s gains were less secure than they appeared. Sri Lanka is far from unique in South Asia in this respect. In a comparative and historical study of the interplay between democratic politics and authoritarian states in South Asia, Ayesha Jalal explains how a shared colonial legacy led to apparently contrasting patterns of political development - democracy in India and authoritarianism in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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This volume, the first in a new series on governance, conflict, and civic action in South Asia, focuses on the larger countries of South Asia—Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and especially Nepal. The 15 essays in this volume analyze democracy both as a process and as a value.
About this book The book provides an analysis of local government in five South Asian countries; their evolution from the colonial period to present, and recent steps towards democratisation, decentralization, debureaucratization and fiscal : Springer Shop. Introduction.
The book provides an analysis of local government in five South Asian countries; their evolution from the colonial period to present, and recent steps towards democratisation, decentralization, debureaucratization and fiscal autonomy.
Most of these countries share a common colonial legacy and an administrative framework inherited from the British, yet, their paths to nation-building. Local democracy and politics in South Asia: towards internal decolonization?. [Dhirendra K Vajpeyi;] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dhirendra K Vajpeyi.
Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. The book is a significant attempt to study the methodologies adopted by the South Asian countries, while implementing local democratic institutions in their respective countries.
Cambridge University Press, Dec 3, - Business & Economics - pages 0 Reviews This book is an in-depth empirical study of four Asian and African attempts to create democratic, decentralised.
This book reflects the crisis of development, the associated crises of state and its impact on regional cooperation in South Asia. The resulting political and social unrest, violence and militarisation of state structures are considered in detail.
An essay collection that studies workaday, regional politics in Southeast Asia and its implications for evolving democracies. The contributors examine the electoral process, conflicts between central and local governments, conflicts between individual freedoms and state power, and the roles charismatic, opportunistic strongmen have played in Southeast Asian politics, most notably in Thailand.
This volume, the first in a new series on governance, conflict, and civic action in South Asia, focuses on the larger countries of South Asia—Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and especially Nepal.
The 15 essays in this volume analyze democracy both as a process and as a : SAGE Publications. Local sales tax included if applicable institutional subscriptions. Chapters Table of contents (13 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents.
Search within book. Front Matter. Front Matter. Pages PDF. Political Parties and Democracy in South Asia: The CPI-M in India’s Liberal Democracy. Harihar Bhattacharyya. Pages Democracy in South Asia Dr Rohit Kumar Nepali, PhD, Executive Director for the South Asia Partnership International, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Decentralization and local government should be strengthened. A link must be established between the governed and the government, and the public and policymakers.
This report challenges the one dimensional western model of democracy and provides a dual analysis of what it has done for South Asia and what South Asia has done for democracy. From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review.
Challenging the view that a shared colonial legacy led to contrasting patterns of political development in South Asia--democracy in India and authoritarianism in Pakistan and Bangladesh--Ayesha Jalal argues that, despite differences in form, central political authority in each state has confronted similar threats from ethnic and regional movements/5(3).
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Through a comparison of these four South Asian countries, which share cultural attributes and were British-ruled prior towe can perhaps identify qualities that promote survival of democratic systems.
In using the term 'democracy', I mean no more than regular, relatively free and fair, multi-candidate, usually multi-party elections. Janu by Avishek Jha. Several key trends in point toward the gradual entrenchment of democracy in South Asia.
While most South Asian democracies are neither theoretically flawless nor operationally perfect, showed that the region is not just ushering in democracy, but sustaining developments made over years of strife, conflict, and misgovernance. This volume, the first in a new series on governance, conflict, and civic action in South Asia, focuses on the larger countries of South Asia—Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and especially Nepal.
The 15 essays in this volume analyze democracy both as a process and as a value. The essays also examine in ethnographic detail the way in which democracy is actually experienced in South. Summary: Examines in ethnographic detail the ways in which democracy is experienced and implemented across South Asia.
This book provides diverse case studies of the practice of democracy in particular villages, ethnic organizations, the politically volatile Tarai region and the areas controlled by the Nepalese Maoist movement.
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