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Local Democracy in Post-Communist Europe

Baldersheim, Harald, Illner, Michal, Wollmann, Hellmut (Eds.)

2003, 338 p.

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Der englischsprachige Band führt ein in die Lokal- und Regionalpolitik der mittel-osteuropäischen Reformländer.  Der Band beleuchtet aktuelle Probleme der Kommunal- und Regionalpolitik in den Ländern Mittel-Osteuropas, einschließlich Russlands. Zentral sind Fragen der Beziehungen zwischen zentraler, regionaler und lokaler Politik- und Verwaltungsebene, der lokalen Demokratie und Partizipation sowie Fragen der Verwaltungsmodernisierung.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Europe - Mayor - Modernisierung - Osteuropa - Partizipation - Regierung - Region - Russland - Sozialstaat - Verwaltung - Verwaltungsmodernisierung - democracy - politics - regional government - transformation

Related subjects » Politikwissenschaft - Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft

Table of contents 

Local government reform in post-communist Europe - Making local democracy work: What were the challenges? - Values of local democracy as seen by mayors in East-Central Europe - Representational roles in local politics - Community challenges in post-communist towns - Optimal size for local democracy - The international contacts of municipalities - Trends in local government in the Visegrad countries - Local government development in the Baltic countries - Institution building of local government in Russia - Local reforms in Croatia and Slovenia - Decentralization: Lessons for reformers

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