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Basic services for all in an urbanizing world / edited by UCLG.
Contributor(s): United Cities and Local Governments [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Barcelona, Spain : United Cities and Local Governments, 2013Description: xx, 445 pages : ill., (some col), maps ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9781138780590 (hardback); 1138780596 (hardback); 9781138780606 (paperback); 113878060X (paperback).Subject(s): Municipal services -- Evaluation -- Case studies | Human services -- Evaluation -- Case studies | Public welfare -- Evaluation -- Case studies | Local government -- Case studies | Urbanization -- Social aspects -- Case studies | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental EconomicsDDC classification: 363.6 BAS Other classification: BUS068000 | BUS072000 | BUS099000 Online resources: Table of contents
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|Report||Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore||363.6 BAS 004604 (Browse shelf)||Available||004604|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / David Satterthwaite -- Africa / Susan Bannister and Michael Sutcliffe -- Asia Pacific / Aprodico A. Laquian -- Eurasia / Sergey Sivaev -- Europe / Pierre Bauby and Mihaela M. Similie -- Latin America / Sergio Galilea Ocón -- Middle East and West Asia / Mona Serageldin -- North America / Christian Hoene, Andrew Sancton and Darrene L. Hackler -- Conclusions / David Satterthwaite -- Appendix 1: Financing -- Appendix 2: Metropolis.
"Local governments are judged on their ability to provide citizens with basic services such as water, sanitation, health care, basic education, waste management, transport and energy. UCLG's third global report on Decentralization and Local Democracy (GOLD III) examines the quality and extent of basic service provision and the current state-of-play of the local governance of basic services around the world. Each chapter is written by teams of specialists from that region. The report explains the role of local government in facilitating universal access to basic services, and the knock-on effects for reducing poverty and economic and social inequality. It includes discussions of best practices, significant case studies, emerging regional and global trends, and future challenges"--