ICLD

KC – Millstein, M (2010) Limits to Local Democracy: The Politics of Urban Governance Transformations in Cape Town


Is a decentralized government more effective and accountable than a state centred public administration? 

This publication provides the reader with a new way of understanding modern urban governance from a South African perspective. The question of how to create political legitimacy is in focus and this publication is therefore a good source for understanding the decentralization process in South Africa. By doing so, this publication supports urban governance officials in their work in creating functional and accountable local democratic institutions.

Full working paper


Local governance and government administration

Local governance and government administration

År 2010
Samarbetsland South Africa