New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 2009
Seller ID: 700614
This book makes a comparative study of decentralized democratic governance in the USA, Britain, France, Japan, Russia and India. Explaining the meaning, essential elements, rationale and importance of local government, it addresses issues concerning rural-urban reforms, finance and local revenue, people's participation and central-local government relations. It also extends discussion on local governments of major cities of the world New York, Beijing, Tokyo, Delhi, Moscow, Paris and Greater London. Printed Pages: 401. View More...
New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2003
Seller ID: 700945
This book attempts to assess the functional domain and financial health of urban local bodies in most of the states in India where Finance Commissions have submitted their reports. Discussing the taxation powers, it analyses the recommendations of State Finance Commissions. The analysis has been grouped mainly as augmenting existing sources tax and non-tax, assignment of tax sources, sharing, grants-in-aid and miscellaneous. Highlighting the present urban scenario, it conceptualises the principles of decentralisation in the historical perspective. The analysis covers the states of Andhra Prade... View More...