BOOK REVIEW: Improving Local Government

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Jaap de Visser


This book is a compilation of ten essays on local government with an introductory and concluding chapter. The themes discussed include metropolitan governance, the role of community leadership, the value of best practice as an administration technique, indigenous knowledge, intergovernmental relations, public-private partnerships and local management.

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de Visser, J. (1). BOOK REVIEW: Improving Local Government. Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, (4), 164-169.
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Jaap de Visser, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape

Associate Professor and Co-ordinator: Local Government Project