China?s Local Councils in the Age of Constitutional Reform, 1898–1911
The Constitutional Protection of Private Property in China
Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period – Political & Cultural Change in Late Qing China
The Impacts of Local Government Reform on Human Resource Capacity
Zouping in Transition – The Process of Reform in Rural North China (Paper)
Theories of Constitutional Reform
Impeachment gales in Nigeria and the pervertions of due processes
The Critical Evaluation Of City Councils In Turkey
Local Government Performance in Nigeria
Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China – Political Reform in the Deng Xiaoping Era (Paper)
The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China
Concepts of Decentralization Reforms at National and Local Levels
Xinjiang, China''s West
What Drives Reforms in Local People’s Congresses?
From Reform to Revolution – The Demise of Communism in China & the Soviet Union (Paper)
This book starts with the evaluation of LA21 by exploring the vision of the sustainable development, Agenda 21 (A21), Local Agenda 21 (LA21) with analyzing its key issues, implementation, common characteristics, participation tools and its possible strengths and weaknesses. After the clarification of the background of the LA21 process, the evaluation of LA21 program in Turkey is critically searched with exploring the National Report and Action Plan of Turkey, National Agenda 21, Development Plans and Sustainable Development Concept, UN Summits having particular importance for the city councils and lastly, Turkey LA21 Projects. Furthermore, after the end of the LA21 program in Turkey, the process sustained via the city councils that the concept of the city council, the linkages of LA21 program with the city councils and the By-Laws of the city council are deeply explored to evaluate the transition from LA21 to the city councils in Turkey. Consequently, it can be stated that this book can be used as a guide for the researches concerning local governments and also be benefited by the lecturers/ students who are interested in Public Administration and Local Government Studies.