Issue 6 July 2010

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF
Graham Sansom

Research and Evaluation

Power, pork and patronage: Decentralisation and the politicisation of the development budget in Papua New Guinea PDF
Matthew Allen, Zahid Hasnain
Online citizen panels as an advance in research and consultation – A Review of pilot results PDF
Anne Sharp, Katherine Anderson
An assessment of rate-pegging in New South Wales local government PDF
Brian Dollery, Albert Wijeweera

Commentary

Is Decentralisation in Ghana pro-poor? PDF
Franklin Obeng-Odoom
Local government financial autonomy in Nigeria: The State Joint Local Government Account PDF
Jude Okafor
Improving institutional and service delivery capacity in conflict affected areas: The experience of Honiara City Council, Solomon Islands PDF
Terry Parker
Enhancing aid effectiveness: The Case for stronger local government involvement in development PDF
Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Practice

Education activities for environment and sustainability: A Snapshot of eight New South Wales councils PDF
Jade Herriman, Emma Partridge
Building capacity for local government to perform PDF
Ron McGill
Attitudinal orientation of first level managers for improvement of municipal service delivery: Experience of training intervention in Kolkata PDF
Uttam Kumar Roy, Arabinda Ghosh, Ranjan Kumar Chakravarti, Nisitendra Nath Som

News and Reviews

Book Review: Local Government and Metropolitan Regions in Federal Systems PDF
Jill Symonds, Brian Walisser
On The Study Of Federal Capitals: A Review Article PDF
Roger Wettenhall

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