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Administrative centralization and decentralization in England.

by James T. Young

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Published by American Academy of Political and Social Science in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Administrative and political divisions.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAnnals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- v. 10, no. 2
    ContributionsAmerican Academy of Political and Social Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH1 .A4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination187-205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22262573M

    All the administrative powers of the district are concentrated at the centre of the district. From the headquarters of the district all the administrative orders are issued to all the parts of the district. Hence we say that centralisation is used not in any absolute sense. Centralisation also means decentralisation. Advantages and Disadvantages. The concepts of centralization and decentralization are important ones to consider as they ultimately affect the effectiveness of schools in educating the children of a nation. Centralization refers to the condition whereby the administrative authority for education is vested, not in the local community, but in a central body. This central body.

    2 “Centralization” is now a word constantly repeated but is one that, generally speaking, no one tries to define accurately. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Vol.1, Part 1, ch Tocqueville’s complaint remains apt today.1 In countries around the world, central and subnational governments have been renegotiating their relationships in recent years.   This study of the effect of decentralization on government performance differs from the vast literature on the topic in three major ways. First, we compare the effects of four different forms of decentralization, namely, fiscal decentralization, administrative decentralization, federalism, and aggregate decentralization.

    In general, it is more difficult to reduce imbalances in decentralized systems than in centralized ones. Decentralization may still be desirable for political and other reasons, however, in which case national administrators have to devise ways to work within decentralized frameworks but still achieve overall goals. We have in our time a country, England, where governmental centralization has attained a very high degree; the state there seems to move like one man; it raises immense masses at its will, and the effects of its power are everywhere felt England, which has accomplished great things during the last 50 years, has no administrative centralization.


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In synthesis, decentralization–delegating authority to lower levels–is Author: Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira. Centralization and decentralization are the categories by which the pattern of authority relationships became clear.

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Tocqueville attributes the ultimate success of liberty in America, however, to a feature of American political order he refers to as “administrative decentralization,” which–going beyond. Centralization and decentralization are not "either-or" conditions. In most countries an appropriate balance of centralization and decentralization is essential to the effective and efficient functioning of government.

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White: “The process of transfer of administrative authority from a lower to a higher level of government is.

1 day ago  The book is an updated version of their earlier controversial book, ‘Local Democracy and Development – The Kerala Peoples’ Campaign for Decentralized Planning’ on decentralization in. Centralization and decentralization are ubiquitous terms in the study of politics and public administration, and carry an array of definitions (Hutchcroft, ; Pollitt, ).

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Centralization or decentralization of oversight affects all aspects of the prosecutorial function, from the hiring and training of staff, to the implementation of policies for filing and processing cases, to levels of responsiveness to public opinion. The term itself appears in reaction to the word “centralization” that arise aroundduring the phase of the French Revolution also known as the Directory.

“Decentralization” will therefore sound like a “brother-enemy” of “centralization”, much more prominent, and as that period brings to its climax.