By A. Carl LeVan
Africa is altering and you can actually disregard how decentralization, democratization, and new kinds of illiberalism have remodeled federalism, political events, and native politics. Chapters on Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and South Africa aid fill an incredible hole in comparative institutional examine approximately nation and native politics in Africa.
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In addition, subnational taxation of natural resource rents can help compensate for the environmental damage and the costs of local service provision associated with resource exploration and exploitation, appease or accommodate resource-rich regions, and reduce the stakes of political conﬂict at the center (McKenzie 2006). Nigeria has judiciously accommodated the conﬂicting centrist and decentralist claims to natural resource revenues by centralizing natural resource taxation, while promoting the massive decentralization of the centrally collected resource revenues.
Carl LeVan 19 the power of three state legislatures. During numerous crises within the National Assembly, including several impeachment attempts against President Olusegun Obasanjo between 2000 and 2006, the PDP mediated the disputes among its elected ofﬁcials. The incendiary nature of such disputes by itself presents a puzzle in which institutional analysis would expect little friction where the same party controls the presidency and the legislature. In other instances, the Assembly rejected PDP edicts by refusing to amend the constitution in 2006 to allow the president another term, and by electing its preferred Speaker of House in 2011.
African State Governance: Subnational Politics and National Power by A. Carl LeVan