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Local Government in Bangladesh: Evolution, Reorganization, Center-Local Relations and Critical Issues

  • Mohammad Mohabbat Khan
  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
Part of the Urban Research International book series (URI, volume 3)

Abstract

In many countries local self-government (LSG) has been in existence for years. Jean Jacques Rousseau considered local government as the training ground for maintaining democratic culture while Alexis De Touqueville during his visit to USA discovered the importance of local citizens and their local governments in keeping democracy in that country afloat (UN 1996: 3). Naturally, local government is usually viewed as the basis of national government (Jackson 1965: 1).

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  • Mohammad Mohabbat Khan
  • A. T. M. Obaidullah

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