Schoburgh, Eris D.; Ragoonath, Bishnu
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Democratic Decentralisation in the Commonwealth Caribbean: Is there a Case for New Roles and Relationships?
Sanson, Graham; McKinlay, Peter
New Century Local Government
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Local government reform in the Commonwealth Caribbean is a manifestation of experimentation with democratic decentralisation or ‘democratic local governance’ (Blair 2000), which is sweeping political and administrative systems worldwide. Central to the debate is the identification of a ‘democratic deficit’ and a general consensus that greater citizen activism and more responsive state institutions are positively correlated....