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Popular participation, decentralisation, and local power relations in Bolivia

Denis Lucy Aviles Irahola

Popular participation, decentralisation, and local power relations in Bolivia

by Denis Lucy Aviles Irahola

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Published by Cuvillier Verlag in G ottingen .
Written in English

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  • Political Science,
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    Open LibraryOL19862428M
    ISBN 109783865374301

    capable leadership, high popular participation, and a new implicit contract governing local taxation. Rodden (, pp. ) makes a similar point: “[o]ther than transitions to democracy, decentralization and the spread of federalism are perhaps the most important trends in governance around the world over the last 50 years.”. Decentralisation -- Africa, Central-local government relations -- Africa, Political participation, Mobilisation, Control, Autocracy, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa Dilemmas of fiscal decentralisation: A study of local government taxation in Tanzania.

    decentralisation to function as intended (Martinez-Vazquez & McNab 16). The purpose of this study is, thus, to investigate if the positive effects of decentralisation on citizen participation and democracy have materialised in developing or newly democratised non-Western countries.   Nijenhuis, G. () Decentralisation and Popular Participation in Bolivia. The Link between Local Governance and Local Development. Netherlands Geographical Studies Utrecht: KNAG/UU. Google ScholarAuthor: Dicky de Morrée.

    Decentralization, citizen participation and local public service delivery Evidence of the influence of citizen participation on decentralized service ‘The potential of decentralization for higher popular participation through local elections and opportunities for File Size: 2MB. Bolivia - Government. In , the Popular Participation Law decentralised power to the local level, allowing for the popular election of mayors, dividing the country into municipalities, and.


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Popular Participation Decentralisation And Local Power Relations In Bolivia. Author: Denis Lucy Avilés Irahola ISBN: Genre: Bolivia File Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs Download: Read: the dynamics of local power relations - this book examines the general European trends in rurality in the face of power and.

extreme cases, and provides a conceptual model of local government. Section 7 concludes. The Bolivian Decentralization Program Popular Participation and the Decentralization Reform On the eve of revolution, Bolivia was a poor, backward country with extreme.

Decentralisation and popular participation in Bolivia The link between local governance and local The impact of decentralisation on local employment: the case of the construction sector Intra-governmental relations The power structure Democratizing Decentralization in Bolivia: The Law of Popular Participation Article in Journal of Planning Education and Research 23(2) December Author: Benjamin Kohl.

Winner of the W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize for the best book published in decentralisation science. The book was the unanimous choice of a distinguished jury, who commented: "This is an outstanding and exemplary piece of research that teaches us how properly devolving power and money leads local government to be more responsive to local by: On one hand, mechanisms for citizen participation could be considered a helpful pre-condition when evaluating the prospects for successful decentralization.

Accordingly, the design of decentralization should take into account the opportunities and limitations imposed by existing channels of local participation.

Popular participation in the city: 20 years of decentralisation in local politics by exploring how decentralisation and popular participation has evolved and been deployed in low-income, peri-urban settlements in Cochabamba.

in Bolivia Decentralisation is a broad term that is often used to. Decentralisation and popular participation in Bolivia: the link between local governance and local developmentCited by: 9. 2 Popular Participation & Decentralization in Africa and decentralization of the State, (that is, the intergovernmental sorting out of roles, responsibilities, and authority among different levels of government).

Recognizing that with any large region -- and, in the case of the African continent. Popular Participation and the Decentralization Reform On the eve of revolution, Bolivia was a poor, backward country with extreme levels of inequality, presided over by a “typical racist state in which the non-Spanish speaking indigenous peasantry was controlled by a small, Spanish speaking white elite, [their power].

This article uses Bolivia's emblematic process of decentralisation (Popular Participation) to explore the elusive relationship between interpersonal and institutional trust, as Author: Martín Mendoza-Botelho.

Taken together, these changes set the stage for new relations between government and constituents in the country.

Bolivia’s decentralised system mandates direct consultation between municipal governments and representative community organisations.

The principal administrative setup is shown in Figure 1. For general information about the country profiles click here. Population: 10, HDI ranking: / HDI score: Democracy was restored to Bolivia in (IRI), and the new constitution of accelerates decentralization plans, making Bolivia one of the most decentralized countries in the region (Carnegie, ).

Local governance at a glance Vice. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and. The first phase of decentralization in Bolivia started in when municipalities became full-fledged local governments, with elected authorities, local taxes, central government transfers, and expenditure responsibilities.1 Before that, the municipalities had very limited power with jurisdiction only in urban areas.2 At the.

if at all implemented, in Bolivia real power and resources were devolved to local governments. This process was both rapid and surprisingly transparent. The second answer, as argued in chapter 5, is the approach employed in this book, consisting of three elements: (i) a clear, restrictive definition of decentralization; (ii) combined.

Bolivia decentralized in an effort to deepen democracy, improve public services, and make government more accountable. Unlike many countries, Bolivia succeeded.

Over the past generation, public investment shifted dramatically toward primary services and resource distribution became far more equitable, partly due to the creation of new local.

to local elites from groups using decentralised institutions to ‘draw down’ central resources to bolster local power struggles.

In the African context, the politics of ethno-regional conflict is particularly important in shaping the structure of decentralisation and indeed the extent to which it is accepted at all by the ruling by: The politics of Bolivia takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the president is head of state, head of government and head of a diverse multi-party system.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament. Both the Judiciary and the electoral. Nijenhuis, G. () Decentralisation and Popular Participation in Bolivia. The Link between Local Governance and Local Development.

Netherlands Geographical Studies Utrecht: KNAG/UU. Google ScholarCited by: 1. Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America. Participation, Decentralization, and the Left. Benjamin Goldfrank “Benjamin Goldfrank’s proposal to compare various leftist-sponsored experiments in collective participation in local decision-making represents a valuable contribution This book is an example of exceptional : Benjamin Goldfrank.OVERVIEW OF THE DECENTRALISATION PROCESS IN LATIN AMERICA: Main achievements, trends and future challenges Jean Bossuyt Desk Study prepared for the Regional EU Seminar on Decentralisation and Local Governance in Latin and Central America ( June – Quito, Ecuador) July File Size: KB.We pioneer new ways of working with governments, communities, activists and academics, to understand the complex relationships and processes that exist across states, markets, and citizens, and between formal and informal institutions, to tackle issues such as digital inequalities, women’s participation and empowerment, decentralisation and local governance, rapid .