Limits and stakes of local democracy. The example of the 14th district of Paris[Essay] by Anne Hurand

2008-06-03

The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC Paris in 2007/2008.

What is local democracy? What is its purpose? How does it work and how to implement it? This article aims at answering such questions by studying the specific case of Paris'14th district, in an attempt to analyse the limits and the stakes of local democracy today.

Quote article  Anne Hurand, « Limits and stakes of local democracy. The example of the 14th district of Paris », 03 june 2008, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Essay]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/62.sls

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