Local Democracy And The Processes Of Transformation In East-central Europe: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Local Democracy And The Processes Of Transformation In East-central Europe

1st Edition

Edited by Harald Baldersheim

Routledge

258 pages

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Paperback: 9780367164270
pub: 2020-03-30
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Hardback: 9780367014407
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Description

This book focuses on one particular aspect of the post-communist transformations in the East-Central European countries. In studying the local government reforms, it evaluates achievements with the traditional yardsticks for local government performance: democracy, efficiency, and autonomy.

Table of Contents

1. Local Democracy: The Challenges of Institution-Building 2. New Institutions of Local Government: A Comparison 3. Political Culture and Citizen Involvement 4. Elites and Parties 5. Policies: Privatizing, Def ending the Local Welfare State, or Wishful Thinking? 6. Functions of the Executive: Power, Leadership, and Management 7. Virtuous Circles: Local Democracy in a Post-Communist Environment

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General