Citations with the tag: DECENTRALIZATION in government
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- Decentralize the implementation process.
Deller, Robert // Government Executive; Dec97, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p33
Focuses on the decentralization of the implementation process of the United States government. Problems in the implementation process; Benefits from the financial relief; Implementation of outsourcing in stages.
- Center-Periphery Relations After Ten Years of Centralization.
Gorenburg, Dmitry // Russian Politics & Law; Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the cycle of decentralization followed by recentralization formed after the collapse of the Soviet Union by Aleksandr Libman, how regional elites adapted in the newly centralized Russia by Alla Chirikova, and...
- The measurement of decentralization: The Ghanaian...
Ayee, Joseph R.A. // African Affairs; Jan1996, Vol. 95 Issue 378, p31
Examines the measurement of decentralization in a developing country like Ghana. Main component of decentralization; Decentralization under the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC); When the PNDC came into power; Formation and function of District Assemblies.
- They want to break free.
Milne, Kirsty // New Statesman; 6/14/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4288, p10
Focuses on calls for devolution of government in North East England. Issues affecting the devolution debate; Parties involved in the debate; Supporters of regional government.
- They want to break free.
Milne, Kirsty // New Statesman & Society; 06/14/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4288, p10
Reports that people in Northeast England are talking about regional devolution. Commitment of the Labour Party to Scottish and Welsh devolution; Shadow home secretary Jack Straw's proposal for regional development; John Prescott as an enthusiast for regional devolution.
- What they do over there.
Anderson, Paul // New Statesman & Society; 2/3/95, Vol. 8 Issue 338, p25
Discusses the decentralization of government in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Organization of regional governments; Federal states of Germany; Power of their parliament to raise taxes, determining policies on policing, education, culture and planning; Centralization in France; Public...
- An experiment in local democracy.
Bobea, Lilian // NACLA Report on the Americas; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p27
Presents information on the attempts of some politicians in the Dominican Republic, to overcome the federal government's traditional concentration of power, and decision making, to the local level. Citing the experiment of Salcedo in decentralization and democratization, as a model for the...
- Likely effects of devolution on the redistributive character of policy agendas.
Dileo, Daniel // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Summer96, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p6
Assesses two competing views of the effects federal devolution may have on health, education and welfare programs in the United States. Query on the implications of federal restructuring on social service programs; Analysis of presidential and gubernatorial speeches over a period of 5 years in...
- Rethinking network structures.
Mandell, Myrna // PA Times; Mar98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p11
Calls for contributions to a proposed symposium in `Public Policy Review,' aimed at discussing the need for rethinking network structures with the growing push for more limited decentralized control by government over public programs. Structural arrangements used to empower communities; General...
- Localism goes global.
Mandell, Myrna // American Enterprise; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p12
Argues the concept of decentralization is increasingly becoming a global trend. Closing of the gap between the center-periphery relationships of nations; Economic and cultural values of decentralization; Demise of the protective role of nations-states; Emergence of competitive small nations in...
- Power to the people.
Hittinger, Russell // American Enterprise; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p27
Describes an emerging movement among leaders and legislators that calls for the devolution of powers from the United States federal government to local units. Republicans as leaders of the movement; Criticisms against the incompetence of the federal government; Proposed legislations for the...
- Smaller is beautifuller.
Kauffman, Bill // American Enterprise; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p37
Describes the emergence of separatist sentiments among American states. West Kansas clamor for separation from state's powers; Upstate New york's political indifference; California's historical proposition for the separation of powers.
- You say you want a devolution?
Carney, John // Aftermarket Business; 12/01/97, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p11
Suggests that the implementation of devolution in the United States is unadvantageous to industries. Limiting of markets open for manufacturers.
- Measuring states' fiscal comfort.
Tannenwald, Robert // Fedgazette; Apr98, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p2
Summarizes an article in the Fall 1997 issue of the `Regional Review' magazine that focused on how to compute who benefits and who loses from devolution in the United States. Estimation of the relative fiscal capacity and fiscal need for each of the 50 states; New England's fiscal comfort.
- The Welsh devolution referendum: Definitely, maybe?
McAllister, Laura // Parliamentary Affairs; Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p149
Examines the devolution referendum campaign in Scotland, with reference to the launch of the referendum on September 19, 1997. Circumstances surrounding the introduction of the referendum; Significance of the result of the referendum; Historical context of the referendum; Rationale for...
- The other side of devolution.
McAllister, Laura // New Statesman; 09/26/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4353, p5
Focuses on the devolution program of the British government. Proposal for a parliament in Scotland and an assembly for Wales; Celtic referendums; Conclusion that England's regions must be offered Welsh-style democratic oversight of public spending.
- Breaking away.
Bethell, Tom // American Spectator; Apr/May94, Vol. 27 Issue 4/5, p18
Reports on the federal government's centralization of power. Example from the government's jurisdiction claims over the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas; Power decentralization in Europe; Comparison of the federal government to the Socialist International.
- Devolution: Making it work.
Stenberg, Carl W.; Florestano, Patricia; Anderson, Wayne F.; Beaumont, Enid; Colman, William G.; Hansell Jr., William H.; Hillenbrand, Bernard F.; Kincaid, John; Miller, Gerald H.; Shanahan, Eileen; Thomas, John P.; Washington, Charles W.; Widner, Ralph R.; Fogarty, Andrew B.; Mladinov, Ann; DeGrove, John M. // PA Times; Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the issue of devolution in the United States government. Pushing of power out to state and local government from the federal government; Importance of reaching a constructive balance among federal and local government responsibilities; Significance of federal roles in devolution...
- What do we do now?
Feustel, Bruce // State Legislatures; June97, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p22
Discusses various implications of the devolution in the United States local governments. Challenges of the devolution process to the legislature as an institution; Perceptions of the devolution's financial implications as staggering; Tips for acquiring institutional knowledge on federal...
- Skeptical on local control.
Feustel, Bruce // Christian Science Monitor; 2/24/95, Vol. 87 Issue 62, p20
Editorial. Discusses the merits and demerits of local control over central control while dealing with different issues.
- You say you want a devolution.
Chomsky, Noam // Progressive; Mar96, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p18
Comments on the initiative towards devolution in the American government. Reduction of decision-making to the state level; Ineffectiveness of devolution due to the existence of private tyrannies; Expansion of the internal security system.
Chomsky, Noam // National Journal; 6/07/97, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p1153
Analyzes the practicability of decentralization of the United States government. Heading of more power to the states; Reappraisal of the ascendancy of the states.
- A Europe of the regions?
Chomsky, Noam // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account; Mar95, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p11
Discusses the prospects of devolution in Europe. Proposal from the Labour Party for Scottish and Welsh devolution; Devolution as a mechanism for bringing power directly to the people; Incorporation of the principle in the Maastricht Treaty.
- The devolution tortoise and the centralization hare.
Kincaid, John // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p13
Comments on the objectives of devolution in the United States government. Connotations of devolution compared with decentralization, delegation and deregulation; Analysis of proximate and remote factors that affect rebalancing trends in the federal system; Background of the origins of...
Beam, David R. // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p41
Examines the widespread cynicism influencing the spread of the devolution movement in the United States government. Disillusionment with the efficiency of the federal government in general and all levels of government in particular; Role of the Republican Party in promoting the movement;...
Fox, William F. // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p48
Comments on the misplaced concerns of opponents of devolution movements in the United States. Appropriateness of devolution's effect on promoting interstate differences in service levels to reflect differences in state preferences; Importance of creating contingency plans to facilitate the...
- Come the devolution, will states be able to respond?
Tannenwald, Robert // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p53
Investigates empirical issues central to debates on government devolution in the United States. Capacity of states and municipalities to expand their fiscal domain should devolution proceeds; Clues on the states' likely fiscal response to devolution in the historical pattern of the aggregate...
Donahue, John D. // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p74
Comments on the capability of state and local expansions in the United States to offset federal shrinkage brought by devolution. Evidence of how the trend will transpire if devolution is implemented; Conclusions on the negligible impact of devolution on the quality of government.
Sawhill, Isabel V. // New England Economic Review; May/Jun98, p78
Focuses on the factors that determine the success of devolution in the United States. Impact of the movement on the states' capability to provide adequate welfare; Basis of widespread beliefs on the impact of devolution.
- No more room for collard greens on lawmakers' menu?
Walker, Sam // Christian Science Monitor; 8/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 191, p4
Reports federal government's plan to cede more responsibility to states for complex programs rather than trivial issues. The problem of needless legislation in North Carolina and other states; Voters' responsibility of solving their problems locally.
- States seek to grab even more power from Washington.
Goodrich, Lawrence J. // Christian Science Monitor; 10/25/95, Vol. 87 Issue 231, p1
Reports the meeting held between Washington and the federal states on the issue of more power to the states on October 22, 1995. Representation of Utah Governor Michael Leavitt and Jane Campbell representative of Ohio state among 39 states in the summit; Frustration with Washington on the...
- Second thoughts on devolution.
Goodrich, Lawrence J. // Policy Review; Mar/Apr96, Issue 76, p62
Presents views on government devolution by Clint Bolick in his article entitled `Leviathan in the Suburbs,' published in November 27, 1995 issue of the periodical `The Weekly Standard,'. Example of devolutions in Alexandria, Virginia; Cost-effectiveness of devolution.
- Church officials hail political agreement in Northern Ireland.
Goodrich, Lawrence J. // Christian Century; 3/9/2010, Vol. 127 Issue 5, p18
The article presents statements by the Roman Catholic and Anglican Church of Ireland regarding the February 5, 2010 political agreement to devolve Northern Ireland from Great Britain.
- Editor's Introduction.
Slay, Ben // Problems of Economic Transition; May2006, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vasquez, and Andrei Timofeev on the assessment of fiscal decentralization in Armenia and another by Jameson Boex, Jorge Martinez-Vasquez and Michael Schaeffer on the assessment of...
- On the move.
Buckley, Donal // Estates Gazette; 10/5/2002 Supplement, Issue 240, p30
Reports on the impact of the planned decentralization of companies from Dublin on businesses in Ireland. Issue that the plan addresses; Reasons for the delay of implementing the decentralization plan; Reason the Office of Public Works refuses to take leases.
- How Alberta's decentralization push survived Copps.
McFeely, Tom // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 2/5/96, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p7
Considers how Alberta's push toward greater governmental decentralization survived the tenure of former federal Environmental Minister Sheila Copps. Copps having blocked discussion of a crucial question of environmental assessment; The Canadian government's intrusion into provincial affairs...
- Welfare Reform and Devolution.
Greenberg, Mark // Brookings Review; Summer2001, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p20
Assesses the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) law in the United States. How devolution contributed to the positive and less positive aspects of TANF; Discussion on the TANF structure; Importance of the TANF funding; Effects of federal signaling on state behavior.
- Debate on the Modern Foreign Languages Strategy.
Greenberg, Mark // EPM Weekly Bulletin; 3/4/2002, Issue 81, p15
Focuses on the consequences of devolution in Wales. Strategy for language learning; Advantages in learning foreign language; Emphasis on financial elements and timetabling.
- Macroeconomic Management and the Devolution of Fiscal Powers.
Drummond, Paulo; Mansoor, Ali // Emerging Markets Finance & Trade; Jan2003, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p63
Focuses on the decentralization of fiscal policy. Ability of the central government to maintain fiscal control despite a high degree of devolution; Budget coordination; Tax-effort incentives; Revenue-sharing mechanisms; Criteria and rules for borrowing.
- Threading the fiscal labyrinth: Some issues in fiscal decentralization.
Bird, Richard M. // National Tax Journal; Jun93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p207
Discusses several aspects of fiscal decentralization that have turned out to be important in policy work on the issue in a number of countries. Meaning and rationale of fiscal decentralization; Choice of local revenue sources from the perspective of establishing efficient local governments;...
- A policymaker's guide to fiscal decentralization.
Gramlich, Edward M. // National Tax Journal; Jun93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p229
Presents a guide to fiscal decentralization policymaking strategies that was developed using allocation, distribution, and macroeconomics. Definition of decentralization; Factor mobility in taxation; Vertical imbalance grants; Taxes on immobile sources that can be used to finance local governments.
- Looking Inward, Looking Outward: The Politics of State Welfare Innovation Under Devolution.
Lieberman, Robert; Shaw, Greg // Political Research Quarterly; Jun2000, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p1
Discusses the politics of state welfare innovation under devolution. Theories predicting that state policymaking under devolution will respond mostly to state-specific factors; Examination of data on aid to families with dependent children (AFDC) waivers granted to states; Importance of...
- Devolution and the transformation of community housing activism.
Bockmeyer, Janice L. // Social Science Journal; 2003, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p175
Devolving affordable housing policies in the United States has altered urban community collective action. This article employs a political opportunity structure (POS) approach to assess the impact of devolution on community activism styles on the Lower East Side of New York City. The case study...
- Will Decentralization Hurt NYC?
Kite, Slime // Securities Industry News; 3/11/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p1
Reports the issues concerning the decentralization of companies' operation in New York City. Implications of decentralization for the business transactions between brokers and dealers; Remarks from executive director Gregory Ferris of Business Continuity Planning at Morgan Stanley; Mitigation...
- Devolution chic.
Cook, Gareth G. // Washington Monthly; Apr95, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p9
Discusses the Republican Party's agenda on devolution. State legislatures' consideration of measures to demand devolution at a meeting in Chicago, Illinois; Allure of localism; Important functions of local government; Ways local officials spend money; Reinvention of the federal government's...
- State regulatory measures.
Hudgins, Edward L. // Regulation; 1996, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p25
Focuses on efforts to decentralize the federal government of the United States to empower state governments even more. Evaluation of state regulations; Property rights and land use; Worker's compensation; Labor; Occupational licensing.
- Getting on with devolution.
Fitzgerald, Neil // Management Today; Jun98, p46
Discusses the impact of devolution in the Scottish government on business enterprises in Scotland. Comments from Ian McMillan, director-general of the Scottish CBI; Concerns of Scottish businesses regarding post-referendum developments. INSETS: Wanted for Silicon Glen--new initiative..., by...
- Belfast archicentre could boost design.
Booth, Robert // Building Design; 2/8/2002, Issue 1519, p5
Reports on the plans of the Belfast City Council in Northern Ireland to establish a permanent architecture center. Purpose of the center; Issues that need to be addressed with regard tp the establishment of the center; Implications of the plans for the centralization of power.
- Decentralisation in Navarre and the Basque Country.
Joumard, Isabelle // OECD Observer; Apr2000, Issue 220, p9
Focuses on the decentralization of government in the Spanish regions of Navarre and the Basque Country. Sources of financing in 1996; Freedom to set rates and bases for personal income taxes; Absence of transfer payments from the central government, which instead receives contribution for...
Evans, Jocelyn; Fielding, Steven // Parliamentary Affairs; Jan2010, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented for this issue that mentions editorial policy, changes to this journal's format, and the topic of devolution in government.