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Unpublished Paper
The Urban Situation: Cities’ Place in Decentralized Government Frameworks
ExpressO (2014)
  • Michael R Miller, American University Washington College of Law
Abstract

This article compares how several developing, emerging market, and former socialist countries' laws classify or rank city governments in relation both to other tiers of subnational government (e.g., state-, province-, and county-level governments) and to other cities. It primarily focuses on the laws of Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Egypt, Iran, Morocco, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Russia, Poland, and Kazakhstan.

Keywords
  • comparative local government,
  • foreign municipal law,
  • urban,
  • cities legal status
Publication Date
September 14, 2014
Citation Information
Michael R Miller. "The Urban Situation: Cities’ Place in Decentralized Government Frameworks" ExpressO (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michael_miller/3/