"Decentralization as a Means of Satisfying Basic Needs: An Economic Guide for Policymakers" by J. Michael McGuire The challenge addressed in this book is designing the degree of decentralization that is most effective in satisfying the basic needs of the poor. Case studies of decentralization at work in the real world are presented and analyzed. The aim of this book is to help the reader who wishes to use decentralization to help implement a basic needs approach to development. The aim of this book is to help readers use the decentralization of government functions to implement a basic needs approach to development. The aim is not to "give the answer," but rather to provide insight into decentralization as a process and to help practitioners develop skills in designing their own decentralization programs.
List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes, Preface. List of Abbreviations. PART I: INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America, Inclusive Development through Satisfying Basic Needs. PART II: MODEL OF DECENTRALIZATION. Effective Service Delivery. Decentralization for Satisfying Basic Needs. PART III: CASE STUDIES. Transfer-Led Decentralization in Mexico. OPORTUNIDADES for Education, Health and Nutrition. Community Government in Tlaxcala. Decentralizing Foreign Aid of the United States. Works Cited. Index. About the Author.
Series: Research on Hispanic & Latino Business S.
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 1st November 2005
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.24