Gómez, Georgina M.

Local Governance, Economic Development and Institutions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Georgina M. Gómez, Peter Knorringa, Ariane A. Corradi

Part I. Local Governance: Public Development Ambitions, Decentralisation and Continued Informality

2. Governance and Development: The Importance of Legitimacy and Institutional Change
Eduardo Wills Herrera

3. Decentralisation and Local Governance Approach: A Prospect for Implementing the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
Nicholas Awortwi

4. Enhancing Service Delivery at the Local Level in Zimbabwe: Challenges and Future Prospects
Takawira Mumvuma

5. Digitisation and Participation in Urban Governance: The Contribution of ICT-Based Spatial Knowledge Management in Indian Cities
Isa Baud

6. Housing Disablement: Market Failures, Haphazard Policies and the Global Proliferation of Slums
Erhard Berner

7. From Development Aid to Fostering Global Public Goods: The Role of Institutions and Institutional Change
Meine Pieter Dijk

Part II. Where Value Chains and Local Economic Development Meet: Power Asymmetries, Agency, and the Role of Trust

8. Effectiveness and Pertinence of Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Regional Competitiveness at the Level of Value Chain: The Case of Colombia
Alexander Blandón López

9. Governance Dynamics: Textile, Talavera-Style Ceramic and Fireworks Production in Central Mexico
Rocío Rosales Ortega, Víctor Manuel Velázquez Duran, Jessica Mariela Tolentino Martínez

10. Building Local Agency: The Case of a Nicaraguan Association in the Coffee Global Value Chain
Georgina M. Gómez

11. Global Value Chains and Inclusive Development: Unpacking Smallholder Producers’ Agency
Sietze Vellema

12. At the Frontier of Economic Development: Unravelling Institutional Change in Fragile Environments
Holly A. Ritchie

Part III. How Actors Co-shape and Adapt to Evolving Institutions to Leverage Their Resources

13. Beyond Friend or Foe: Foreign Investment, Responsible Business and Local Development in Africa
Guus Westen, Annelies Zoomers

14. Incorporating Smallholders’ Values into Value Chains through Partnerships
Joy Clancy, Avinash Narayanaswamy

15. Brazilian Business Incubators: Brokerage in a Multi-Actor Approach to Local Economic Development
Ariane A. Corradi

16. Absorptive Capacity and Local Networking of Home-Based Enterprises in ‘Kampong Cyber’, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Jan Fransen, Pahala H. L. Gaol

17. Auto Mechanics and Business Practices in Ghana
Jerome Rudolf Awortwe-Abban

Keywords: Social Sciences, Development Policy, Development Economics, Political Economy, Development Studies, Political Science, Social Structure, Social Inequality

Publication year
EADI Global Development Series
Page amount
350 pages
Printed ISBN

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