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Going Local:
Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance
Merilee S. Grindle

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ADDITIONAL ENDORSEMENTS:

"Going Local makes a strong, original, and lively contribution to the literature on governance in developing countries. Grindle's work examines local politics in a way that makes them integral to the analysis of positive as well as negative outcomes. As in all good research, her findings seem to cut across the existing paradigms, building on them while at the same time moving our understanding of the world to a higher plane."--Judith Tendler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Decentralization is one of the central processes underway in most countries and Merilee Grindle offers nuanced context about this development. Beyond the specific findings, Going Local can serve as a model for how to do theory-based scholarship with innovative methods and fieldwork."--John Bailey, Georgetown University

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