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Small Towns and Decentralisation in India : Urban Local Bodies in the Making (Hardcover) (Remi De

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This book examines the decentralisation reforms that took place in India within the framework of the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1992. The analysis specifically focuses on an urban environment too often overlooked by researchers and public authorities, namely, that of small towns. These towns are of vital importance as this is where the bulk of future urban development will take place, involving both rural exodus and urbanisation. But they seem to have only marginally benefited from reforms introduced since the 1990s and need to be taken into account more effectively by urban policy makers. Almost 20 years after the launch of decentralisation programmes in India, very little is known about their impact on small towns. This book includes extensive primary data about political, technical and financial municipal issues in small towns of northern India and, therefore, provides a better understanding of peri-urban India to students, researchers, and urban planners.  
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Series Title: Exploring Urban Change in South Asia
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Remi De Bercegol
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2016
TCIN: 51681731
UPC: 9788132227625
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-4562
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