Author:Lynda Cheshire & Vaughan Higgins and Geoffrey Lawrence (Eds)

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Rural Governance: International Perspectives

By: Lynda Cheshire & Vaughan Higgins and Geoffrey Lawrence (Eds)

Price: $36.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2013

Seller ID: 702018

ISBN: 0415654114

Condition: New


Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. as a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches and to planning and development, which are said to ‘empower’ rural citizens and liberate them from the disabling structures of top-down government control. At the same time, however, a range of other actors beyond the local level have also become increasingly influential in determining the future of rural spaces, ther... View more info