By A. Carl LeVan
Africa is altering and you can actually forget how decentralization, democratization, and new kinds of illiberalism have remodeled federalism, political events, and native politics. Chapters on Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and South Africa aid fill a tremendous hole in comparative institutional study approximately kingdom and native politics in Africa.
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Crafting a viable vertical balance in the distribution of resource rev- enues and other ﬁscal resources between national and subnational orders of government in contexts that are especially prone to political and economic hypercentralization. 34 African State Governance 2. Incorporating judicious arrangements for the equitable horizontal 3. 4. 5. 6. (inter-regional or inter-unit) distribution of revenues from natural resources, including the accommodation of the environmental and socio-economic needs of oil-bearing and/or oil-impacted regions, jurisdictions, or communities.