Courses Catalogue

Decentralisation And Local Government

COURSE CODE: PAD1203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  1. Ahikire,J.(2007).Localised or localizing democracy:Gender and the politics of decentralization in contemporary Uganda.Kampala:Fountain publishers.
  2. Asiimwe, D and Musisi,N. (2007). Decentralization and Transformation Of Governance in Uganda. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.
  3. Breuss, F and Markus E. (2004). Fiscal Decentralization Contributes to Economic Growth: Is there Really a link?  Cesifo DICE Report. Journal of Institutional Comparisons, Vol.2 No. 1 .pp 3-9.
  4. Burki, S.J; Perry, G.E and Dillinger W, R. (1999). Beyond the Center: Decentralizing the State. Washington D.C: World Bank.
  5. Cheema,G.S. &Rondinelli,D.A.(1983) “The concept of decentralization” in Decentralization and management. Beverly Hills.CA.Sage publications.
  6. Conyers, D.(1984) “Decentralization and Development : Review of the literature”, Public Administration and Development, Vol. 4, No.2,
  7. Dillinger, W. (1994). Decentralization and its implications for urban service     Delivery. Washington D.C: World Bank.
  8. Dubois, H F.W. and Fattore, G. (2009). Definitions and typologies in Public Administration research; the case of decentralization: International Journal of Public Administration. 32(8). pp 704-727.
  9. Litvack, J; Ahmad, J; Bird, R. (1998). Rethinking Decentralization in Developing Countries. Washington, Dc: The IBRD/World Bank.
  10. Manor, J. (1999). The Political Economy of Democratic Decentralization. The World Bank: Washington, DC.
  11. Nkalubo A. (2007). Community Participation and Decentralized Governance in  Uganda in Asiimwe and Nakanyike (Eds.) Decentralization and Transformation Of Governance in Uganda. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.
  12. Nsibambi, A. (1998). Decentralization and civil society in Uganda: The Quest for good governance. Kampala: Fountain Publishers Ltd.
  13. Peterson, G.E. (1997).Decentralization in Latin America: Learning through experience. Washington, D.C: The World Bank.
  14. Rondinelli, D.A. (1999). Decentralizing Water Supply Services in Developing Countries: In Public Administration and Development, Vol. II, 415-430
  15. Rondinelli, D.A.,et al.(1989). “Analyzing decentralization politics in Developing countries: A     Political Economy Framework”, Development and     Change, Vol.20.
  16. Sageer, A.A and Stephen, J.M (n.d). Does decentralization have a positive impact on the use of natural resources.
  17. Sundaram, N. (1994). Decentralization in developing countries.
  18. Turner, M &Hulme, D. (1997).Governance, Administration and Development: Making the state work. London: Macmillan press Ltd.
  19. The Local Government Handbook-2011/2012
  20. Uganda Government, The Local Government Act, 1997.
  21. Uganda Government, The Constitution,1995
  22. Wetaaka, W.A. (2007). The Politics of Decentralization in Uganda in Asiimwe and Nakanyike (Eds.) Decentralization and Transformation Of Governance in Uganda. Kampala: Fountain Publishers.
  23. World Bank. (2000).Overview of decentralization in India Vol. 1 P. 3. World Bank.