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Research outputs: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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2016 A preliminary framework for assessing participation in local urban governments in South Africa: Cities Support Programme

This framework constitutes a working document to guide local urban government in South Africa to assess and improve their participatory proc...

2014 Developmental local government in South Africa: issues for consideration

This book is timely given the endemic governance problems and challenges prevalent in South African municipalities over the past 20 years of...

2012 Citizen perceptions of local government responsiveness in sub-Saharan Africa

This article focuses on political relationships between citizens and local government in sub-Saharan Africa, with special attention to leade...

2009 South African governance in review: anti-corruption, local government, traditional leadership

South Africa's fourth non-racial democratic election in 2009 caps fifteen years of state transformation. This period has been marked by unpr...