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Local Governance in Central and Eastern Europe: Comparing Performance in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia
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Local Governance in Central and Eastern Europe: Comparing Performance in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia (Hardback)

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This book examines local government performance in key areas of social services and economic promotion in eight towns in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Russia. It dispels the myth that socio-economic 'givens' or inter-governmental systems are key determinants of local development.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentRegional government Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 23/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9780230500365  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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TOMILA V. LANKINA is a research fellow with the Local Governance Research Unit, Faculty of Business and Law, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. She is the author of Governing the Locals: Local Self-Government and Ethnic Mobilization in Russia (2004). Her current research focuses on comparative local governance and on the impact of transnational and supranational actors on local democracy in Central and Eastern Europe ANNEKE HUDALLA is a scholar and journalist specializing on the politics of the Czech Republic. She is the author of Aussenpolitik in den Zeiten der Transformation: Die Europapolitik der Tschechischen Republik 1993-2001 (Foreign Policy in the Time of Transition: European Policy of the Czech Republic, 1993-2001). HELLMUT WOLLMANN is Emeritus Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy, Institute for the Social Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. He is coeditor of Local Democracy in Post-Communist Europe and co-author of Governing after Communism: Institutions and Policy-making.

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