2 edition of The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy found in the catalog.
The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy
June 2003 by Local Government and Public Service Reform In .
Written in English
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Linda M. Whiteford, Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Decentralization. Decentralization has been defined as a process “involving a variety of mechanisms to transfer fiscal, administrative, ownership and/or political authority for health service delivery from the central Ministry of Health (MoH) to alternative. This includes programmes aimed at improving (a) public policies to reduce child poverty; (b) social protection coverage and impact on children; (c) the transparency, adequacy, equity and efficiency of child-focused public investments and financial management; and (d) governance, decentralization and accountability measures to increase public.
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The main thrust of this book The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy book with social policy and how the British welfare state can adapt itself to the policy changes that devolution has brought since 1. The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy in Hungary, Latvia and Ukraine Klára Czike Balázs Krémer Katalin Tausz 2.
The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy in Hungary Balázs Krémer István Sziklai Katalin Tausz 3. Get this from a library. The impact of devolution on social policy. [Derek Birrell] -- "With new devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, this book makes a comprehensive assessment of the impact of devolution on social policy.
It provides a study of. decentralization often requires improved planning, budgeting and management techniques and practices; the adoption of new tools; and the development of improved human resources to operate the decentralized programmes.” 4 “ Decentralization is a complex phenomenon involving many geographic entities, societal actors and social sectors.
An organic social movement prompted the decentralization of health policy, while education ministers and government executives drove the process of decentralizing education. Although a common critique of decentralization is that progress can be slow and consensus difficult to achieve, it may be possible to accelerate social policy achievements.
the impact of fiscal decentralization on th e economy, the society and politics. The ar ray of socio- economic issues is wide and it includes grow th and development, reducing poverty and. This book explores the effects of global socio-economic forces on the domestic policies and administrative institutions of Japan and the United States, and it explains how these global factors have shifted power and authority downward from the national government to subnational governments.
This major comparative study comprises ten pairs of essays written by leading Japanese and American. Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in India: Do Local Governments Matter. (Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies Book 23) - Kindle edition by Mullen, Rani D.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Decentralization, Local Governance, and Social Wellbeing in Cited by: 5.
The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy book "On the measurement and impact of fiscal decentralization," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank. Dreher, Axel, " The influence of globalization on taxes and social policy: An empirical analysis for OECD countries," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol.
22(1), pagesMarch. Centralization is said to be a process where the concentration of decision making is in a few hands. All the important decision and actions at the lower level, all subjects and actions at the lower level are subject to the approval of top management.
According to Allen, “Centralization” is the systematic and consistent reservation of. Cuba has long been a social policy pioneer in Latin America. Since the revolution, its government has The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy book ambitious social policies to address health care, higher education, employment, the environment, and broad social inequalities, among other priorities.
Cuban strategies Brand: Harvard. By examining constitutionally-mandated political decentralization across India, this book identifies the circumstances under which local government structures can lead to improved social services and societal wellbeing, as well as presenting a substantial contribution to studies on South Asian Politics and Local by: 5.
Downloadable (with restrictions). In this paper we offer a comprehensive and updated review of the impact of fiscal decentralization on the economy, society and politics. We start with the examination of two crucial and yet unsolved issues in the literature on decentralization: its proper measurement and the potential endogeneity of fiscal decentralization with many of the variables of Cited The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy book This report presents the findings and recommendations of the study to “assess the impact of the decentralization policy implementation in Rwanda The Impact of Decentralization on Social Policy book the last 16 years ()”.
It was. "This is an excellent piece that provides enough material to change our understanding of the impact of decentralization on public policy, not just in Latin America, but more generally.
It will surely form the basis for additional academic studies of decentralization around the world, and hopefully its insights will also inform those interested. launched in the late s, Chinese policy-makers formed a vision for the country’s economic development that was different from the Maoist one.
Economic modernization became the paramount policy goal of the government, and the contribution of education to both economic development and social progress was fully understood by the Size: KB.
Abstract. This study contributes to our knowledge on the impact of decentralization of the education sector in Indonesia. We extend existing research by examining the influence of both municipal factors and other explanatory variables on educational attainment in by: 1.
setting out a plan or strategy for decentralization, (4) the legislation to restructure government relationships, and (5) the implementing regulations. These steps are merely a text-book framework of standard policy making framework. 2 It is argued that decentralization can increase the efficiency and responsiveness of government (Oates ).File Size: KB.
experience with decentralization has been quite mixed (World Bank ; Burki, Perry, and Dillinger ). While success or failure is difficult (and premature) to judge, some common problems associated with decentralization’s impact on service delivery have begun to emerge.
Chapter 1: What is decentralization. PURPOSE. The objective of this introductory chapter is to explain the importance of agricultural services, the role that governments had assumed in their provision and the perceived need in the s for institutional reform including a reduced role for central government in service provision.
Decentralization Without Democracy: Katrina Kosec and Tewodaj Mogues explore the impact of decentralization in settings where there is little electoral accountability. They find that while decentralization improves delivery of productive services such as agricultural services, it has no effect on social services, specifically, drinking water services.
Description There has been broad agreement in recent years that decentralization is key in achieving democracy at local level.
Examining the successes, failures, possibilities and limitations of efforts across rural Kenya, this book analyses the socioeconomic and institutional prerequisites for successful decentralization, and the role of community groups and producer organizations in reducing.
Social Policy & Sociology; My Content This timely book builds upon insights on the recent developments in the intergovernmental literature first outlined in the Handbook of Fiscal Federalism.
trends observed after several years of decentralization are analyzed and the impact of reforms conducted in / is discussed. Finally, we Cited by: 1.
Decentralization of schools is a complex process that can result in major changes in the way school systems go about making policy, gen-erating revenues, spending funds, training teachers, designing curric-ula, and managing local schools.
Inherent in such changes are funda-File Size: 2MB. The book suggests the importance of local-specific policies that embrace local knowledge and institutions to develop regional specialization and competitive advantage. This book fills the gap in Indonesian literature that lacks studies on the integrated impact of decentralization and trade liberalization, both economically and by: 3.
book is to take stock of the progress, problems, and potentials of ﬁscal decentralization in developing countries by bringing together a set of studies from a variety of countries around the world. Decentralization in developing countries sometimes seems to be viewed as either a panacea or a plague – either a cure for all the ills of such coun.
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Analyzing the Distributional Impact of Reforms: A Practitioners' Guide to Pension, Health, Labor Markets4/5(2). Is decentralisation good for development. This book offers insights and lessons that help us understand when the answer is 'Yes', and when it is No'.
It shows us how decentralisation can be designed to drive development forward, and focuses attention on how institutional incentives can be created for governments to improve public sector performance and strengthen economies in ways that enhance. Our aim is to address social science debates about decentralization, while providing concrete information that will be used by county governments to monitor change and set policy.
We focus on changes in counties economic development policies and public service activities and their effects in two periods, pre, and the period. By examining constitutionally-mandated political decentralization across India, this book identifies the circumstances under which local government structures can lead to improved social services and societal wellbeing, as well as presenting a substantial contribution to studies on South Asian Politics and Local : Taylor And Francis.
Since the early s, decentralization has been espoused as a major policy goal of successive Zambian governments. With the passing of the Local Government Act, a greater understanding is needed of how decentralization has progressed thus far in Zambia and how political economy dynamics have constrained the process.
The first part of the book sets the larger context of decentralization's impact on power struggles between the state and society.
The authors then cover in detail how the devolution process has occurred in Malinau, the policy context, struggles and conflicts and how Malinau has organized itself. (). The Impact of Devolution on Social Policy. Regional & Federal Studies: Vol.
22, No. 1, pp. Author: Luis Moreno. Cuba has long been a social policy pioneer, with ambitious policies to address health care, education, employment, the environment, and social inequalities. Yet facing severe economic challenges, the government may look to learn from its Latin American neighbors.
Social Policies and Decentralization in Cuba analyzes these issues in depth. "This book is an excellent effort in examining the impact of decentralization on the delivery of social services at the grassroots levels in India.
It succeeds in bringing home the key message, namely mere decentralization is not enough to improve social well-being.". The impact of his work is visible through papers and articles on urban governance, regional development, infrastructure management, policy evaluation, and capacity building, appearing in high-impact journals such as the Journal of the American Planning Association, Land Use Policy, Urban Studies, International Planning Studies, and Environment.
In a critical examination of some of the most topical and challenging issues confronting the public sector in developing counties in an era of globalization, the contributors to this book examine the potential and limits of managerial, fiscal and decentralization reforms, and highlight cases where selective use of some of the new management reforms has delivered positive results.
Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.
Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. This paper explores the impact of fiscal decentralization on fiscal policy performance in a large sample of advanced and developing economies.
The findings suggest that a larger share of decentralized expenditure is associated with a stronger fiscal balance; however, fiscal decentralization can lead to more pro-cyclical fiscal policy.
"The book combines a concern for the education of African-Americans with a broader concern for urban school politics and the issues of decentralization. This is a powerful combination of issues that this book effectively weaves into a coherent analysis." -- Philip G.
Altbach, State University of New York at Buffalo. The impact of fiscal decentralization and the pdf budget constraint on the local government debt - David Onditi - Essay - Business economics - Economic Policy - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.important to know the impact of fiscal decentralization on the economic, social and political aspects .
Meanwhile, other studies negative and insignifcant effects [7, 12,13]. So far the research that analyzes the impact of fiscal decentralization still ignores the impact of other : F Setiawan, A F Aritenang.effects of decentralization arise.
Hence, the causality from decentralization to social capital is ebook guaranteed and significant lags are possible. De Mello () takes into account those caveats when testing the hypothesis that, by giving people more voice in the government decision-making process, fiscal decentralization fosters social capital.