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Editors: Nils Aarstæher (Univ. of Tromso) Asbjorn Roiseland ( Univ. College of Bodo, Norway) and Synnove Jenssen ( Tromso, Norway)
Book Description:
This new book presents results from a comparative research effort on the role of governance and participation in community development in the Circumpolar North. Studies from Norway, Russia, and Canada make up the empirical context of this research. The message that this volume conveys, is that the role of local democratic processes should not be neglected when debating ends and means in local development. Even though there are large scale developments taking place, and strong outside forces determining the paths of development in many northern communities, it would be unwise to neglect the role that the grass-roots and political participation play.

The studies presented in this volume show that local democratic processes vary in intensity, scope and organizational forms. In short, the book is about local governance and its roles in improving community viability in the northern periphery.

Table of Contents:
Preface

List of Contributors

Chapter 1: Local Governance and the Challenges of Global Change
(Asbjørn Røiseland, Nils Aarsæther and Synnøve Jenssen) (pp. 1-10)

Part 1: Local Governance by Multilevel Government

Chapter 2: From Local Autonomy to Power Vertical in Russia
(Vladimir Gel'man)(pp. 13-26)

Chapter 3: Local Government in Rural Nova Scotia
(Richard Apostle)(pp. 27-43)

Chapter 4: Regional-Municipal Relationship: The Case of Kirovsk Municipality
(Vladimir Didyk, Larissa Riabova and Lyudmila Ivanova)(pp. 45-60)

Part 2: Local Governance by Local government

Chapter 5: New Software – Old Hardware? The Municipality of Hadsel
(Asbjørn Røiseland) (pp. 63-74)

Chapter 6: The Rationality of Local Politics. Budgetary decision making in the municipality of Sortland
(Synnøve Jenssen) (pp. 75-91)

Chapter 7: Powerful leaders – Reluctant Followers. Budgets and Elections in the Rural North
(Nils Aarsæther and Hilde Bjørnå)(pp. 93-107)

Part 3: Local Governance by Networks

Chapter 8: Network Governance: Interactive Restructuring and Opportunities and Challenges for Local Development in Rural Newfoundland
(Peter Sinclair and Barbara Neis)(pp. 111-125)

Chapter 9: Urban and Business Development in Narvik – Governance Arrangements, Strategies and Practice
(Ronny Kristiansen)(pp. 127-141)

Chapter 10: Turning the Tide? The Outport Municipality of Berlevåg in the Global Age
(Nils Aarsæther)(pp. 143-157)

Part 4: Local Governance Without Government

Chapter 11: The Role of Civil Society in Promoting Nature-based Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canda
(John S. Hull and Kathleen A. Blanchard)(pp. 161-175)

Chapter 12: Local Development Policy in Flux in the Russian North
(Markku Tykkyläinen) (pp. 177-189)

Chapter 13: The Future of Northern Local Governance
(Nils Aarsæther, Synnøve Jenssen and Asbjørn Røiseland)(pp. 191-198)

References

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 7 x 10, 231 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-803-5
   Status: AV
  
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