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model of political decentralisation: the Spanish case.

Obdulia Eva Pastor Gonzalez

model of political decentralisation: the Spanish case.

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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MSc thesis, Politics and Contemporary History.

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The book uses a model research design that focuses on tangible outputs—in this case, a set of propositions about what makes for good governance at the local level. It seeks a comprehensive, reasoned and non-hyperbolic assessment of the promise and limits to decentralization.


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After describing the Spanish territorial institutions and dynamics and their mutual relationships and consequences on stability and adaptability, conflict potential and autonomy protection, the chapter argues that the Spanish decentralization model shows both centrifugal and centripetal forces, and features traits of several types of federations, and therefore of problems typically afflicting : César Colino.

This article analyses how counter terrorism policing before and after the August jihadi attacks in Catalonia was negatively affected by two factors: the Spanish policing model based on a decentralized security system and the independentist challenge posed by the Catalan Government.

LITERATURE, THEORY AND METHODOLOGY. In the political economy literature, federalism and decentralization have been associated with less and more uneven redistribution, with limited empirical studies (Rodden, ; Treisman, ; Wildavsky, ).Rodden states that federalism is a negative factor for the growth of redistribution and the welfare state, but also argues that empirical support for Cited by: 4.

After thirty years of the Spanish territorial model being implemented, an important number of citizens in different regions are supporting higher levels of self-government. This article analyses the causal mechanisms put forward by the literature on territorial decentralisation to explain this phenomenon.

The Spanish case is employed to quantitatively test the various explanations regarding. The results of this study also indicate that the effectiveness of fiscal decentralisation was strongly linked to the level of political decentralisation.

Cantarero and Pascual () and Jiménez-Rubio () also showed that fiscal decentralisation was inversely related to infant mortality rates in the Spanish regions and Canadian provinces. Through in-depth case studies of Chechnya, Punjab and Québec, as well as a statistical cross-country analysis, this book argues that while policy, fiscal approach, and political decentralization can, indeed, be peace-preserving at times, the effects of these institutions are conditioned by traits of the societies they (are meant to) govern.

Some perceive it as a way to off-load expensive responsibilities onto lower level governments. Thus, decentralization is seen as a solution to many different kinds of problems. This report examines the origins and model of political decentralisation: the Spanish case.

book decentralization from a political economy perspective, with a focus on its promise and limitations. From Antony Beevor, The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War –, The Spanish Civil War broke out in after more than a century of social, economic and political division.

Half a million people died in this conflict between and CIVIL WAR CASE STUDY 1: THE SPANISH. guarantee political freedom and decentralization2 (Núñez, ). The model of democratic political organization was the European neighbors, in this there was consensus among the post-Franco reformist forces and the anti-Franco opposition except for some marginal exceptions.

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Decentralization means the ceding of certain administrative powers to regions within a country but without the granting of political and fiscal powers. The five countries, model of political decentralisation: the Spanish case.

book varying degrees, have decided and are attempting to bring the governing process closer to the people being governed. devolution of political decision-making power from such mere administrative del-egation of functions of the central government to local branches.

We should also separate the political and administrative aspects of decentralization from those of ”scal decentralization and, in the latter, the more numerous cases of decentraliza.

We consider that Spain is a paradigmatic case of this decentralization process and can provide a good example of the effect of institutional factors on the divergence of health expenditures. decentralisation model Political decentralisation is the transfer of political power and decision‐making authority to sub‐ national levels such as elected village councils, district councils and state level bodies.

It is this type of decentralisation that underlies most cases of political decentralisation. The arguments for the.

The impact of political factors on territorial decentralisation, howeve r, has been noted by many authors, especially the impact of the aim to achieve favourable results in forthcoming elections. Political decentralisation aims to give citizens or their elected representatives more power in public decision-making.

Its goal is to introduce more participatory forms of governance by giving citizens, or their representatives, more influence in the formulation and implementation of health policies and plans.

Whether in the Indonesian case, the hierarchical bureaucratic model left by the Dutch, or in the Filipino case, the Spanish civil service methods. These imported colonial institutions according to European standards like a state bureaucracy, courts of law and print media and to a smaller extent, modern education, then proved to be the seed of.

limoncelli book Chapter 21 Centralization and Decentralization Centralization means pulling groups together to create order and enforce process. It is cooperation for the greater good. It is a leveling process. It seeks to remove the frustrating waste of money on duplicate systems, extra work, and manual processes.

This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties.

It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper deals with the effects of political decentralisation on economic growth in Spain, an issue that has generated heated debates in recent decades.

Our analysis of the last three and a half decades, a period characterised by the weak narrowing of the income per capita gap within regions, does not offer conclusive results on convergence and points to the.

This article discusses the consolidation of strong regional government and the limits of central decentralization in Spain. The Spanish model of subnational democracy evolved in parallel to the consolidation of the first successful experience of liberal democracy which has occurred at the national level during the last thirty years in Spain.

Political, administrative, fiscal and market decentralization can also appear in different forms and combinations across countries, within countries and even within sectors.

Political Decentralization. Political decentralization aims to give citizens or their elected representatives more power in public decision-making. To implement the political program of decentralization requires only one simple step — a mere constitutional amendment — that can be effected in every country of the world: If the majority of the inhabitants of a village, town, district or a city express in a freely conducted plebiscite their opposition to any given law ratified by local.

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This reference did not arise out of nowhere. Aragon is thus named in reference to the anarchist communities developed in Aragon during the Spanish War.

This results in a personal and political topology of Aragon’s decentralization project. Here a political legacy of decentralization is arming a very recent technological decentralization. In his book, Democracy and Political Ignorance, George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin argued that political decentralization in a federal democracy confronts the widespread issue of political ignorance by allowing citizens to engage in foot voting, or moving to other jurisdictions with more favorable laws.

[73]. More than 20 countries in the Asia-Pacific region have expressed interest in implementing the Kerala- model of democratic decentralisation.

Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) Director P. decentralization often requires improved planning, budgeting and management techniques and practices; the adoption of new tools; and the development of improved human resources to operate the decentralized programmes.” 4 “ Decentralization is a complex phenomenon involving many geographic entities, societal actors and social sectors.

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In contrast to the Spanish situation, the Catalan experience on health innovation after the decentralisation has proved more successful. Catalonia (with almost 7 million residents, a strong. In the specific case of Portugal, functional decentralization processes have gained importance at the local level in recent years, in an attempt to improve municipal management and productive efficiency, taking advantages of the flexibility and financial management rules of decentralized entities (Tavares & Camoes, ).

Decentralization or decentralisation is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group. Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations, political science, law.

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This paper deals with the effects of political decentralisation on economic growth in Spain, an issue that has generated heated debates in recent decades.

Our analysis of the last three and a half decades, a period characterised by the weak narrowing of the income per capita gap within regions, does not offer conclusive results on convergence. This political divergence is all the more remarkable considering some fundamental similarities between the two cases, demonstrated in table 2.

While not constitutionally a federal state, Spain is a multi-level polity that in functional terms resembles a federation (Aja ; Moreno ).As a subfield of public economics, fiscal federalism is concerned with "understanding which functions and instruments are best centralized and which are best placed in the sphere of decentralized levels of government" (Oates, ).

In other words, it is the study of how competencies (expenditure side) and fiscal instruments (revenue side) are allocated across different (vertical) layers of.Downloadable! This work is rooted on the analysis of growth and convergence at the regional level in Spain.

Our contribution to that field is concentrated on the periodperiod characterized by a weak narrowing of the income per capita gap within regions. Several factors could explain that result. We focus our attention on the role of the political decentralization process in Spain.