Issue 2 January 2009

Table of Contents

Editorial PDF
Graham Sansom

Research and Evaluation

Developmental Local Government in South Africa: Institutional fault lines PDF
Jaap de Visser
Local Governance and Local Democracy in Uganda PDF
John Kiyaga-Nsubuga, Yasin Olum
From Citizen Participation to Participatory Governance PDF
Chris Aulich
Representative Democracy in Australian Local Government PDF
Colin Hearfield, Brian Dollery
Indicators of Community Cohesion in an Australian Country Town PDF
Louise Holdsworth, Yvonne Hartman


Local Governance Reforms in Zambia: A Review PDF
Bornwell C Chikulo


Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice: Reviewing the functions and powers of local government in South Africa PDF
Annette Christmas, Jaap de Visser
Governing the Outer Islands: Decentralisation in Kiribati and Tuvalu PDF
Phil Richardson
Democratic Decentralization and Empowerment of Local Government Associations in Kerala PDF
N Ramakantan
Inclusive Growth through Inclusive Governance in India’s North East PDF
Mani Shankar Aiyar, Nupur Tiwari

News and Reviews

BOOK REVIEW: Governing Cities in a Global Era: Urban Innovation, Competition and Democratic Reform (edited by Robin Hambleton and Jill Simone Gross) PDF
Peter McKinlay
BOOK REVIEW: Foundations for Local Governance: Decentralization in Comparative Perspective (edited by Fumihaiko Saito) PDF
Randal Smith
BOOK REVIEW: DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help (by Liz Richardson) PDF
Jenny Wills


Complete Issue: No.2, January 2009 (1.2MB) PDF