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Kommunale Finanzautonomie und ihre Bedeutung fuer eine effiziente lokale Finanzwirtschaft

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Book Series: Finanzwissenschaftliche Schriften ISBN: 9783631467992 Year: Pages: 415 DOI: 10.3726/b13819 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science
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Obwohl die Notwendigkeit einer Reform des Gemeindefinanzsystems weitgehend anerkannt wird, tut sich die Politik mit konkreten Reformmaßnahmen schwer. Mit der vorliegenden Arbeit soll daher der Versuch unternommen werden, die Diskussion um die Gemeindefinanzen und ihre Reform einer systematischen Analyse zu unterziehen und konkreten Lösungen näher zu bringen. Dabei resultieren zwei Schwerpunkte: Der eine, kommunale Finanzautonomie, ist im wesentlichen politisch orientiert; der andere, Effizienz, ist eine im ökonomischen Sinne theoretisch ausgerichtete Sichtweise. Beide Aspekte werden miteinander verknüpft und aufeinander bezogen. Wichtig für das Gesamtverständnis ist dabei, daß kommunale Finanzautonomie Bedeutung für die Effizienz lokaler Finanzwirtschaften hat und nicht umgekehrt. Aufbauend auf der Feststellung, daß vorgefundene kommunale Finanzsysteme keine zufriedenstellende Autonomie garantieren, wird das gesamte System im Sinne einer umfassenden Erneuerung zur Diskussion gestellt. Es werden systematische Komponenten für ein äquivalenzorientiertes Gemeindesteuersystem entworfen, wobei auch die bestehenden Elemente kommunaler Finanzwirtschaften einbezogen werden.

p-adische Rankin-Selberg-Faltungen

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ISBN: 9783866443730 Year: Pages: VI, 92 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000011510 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Mathematics
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Das Studium spezieller Werte von L-Funktionen hat eine lange Geschichte in der Zahlentheorie, welche bis zu Kummer und Euler zurückgeht. Gegenstand dieser Arbeit ist das Studium spezieller Werte von Rankin-Selberg-Faltungen kohomologischer cuspidaler automorpher Darstellungen auf GL(n) und GL(n-1) über einem beliebigen Zahlkörper und eine hieraus abgeleitete Konstruktion eines p-adischen Maßes, welches im Sinne Mazurs einer p-adischen L-Funktion entspricht.

Uma politics; An ethnography of democratization in West Sumba, Indonesia, 1986-2006

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Book Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ISBN: 9789067183246 9789004253926 Year: Volume: 260 Pages: XVII, 277 p DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_393150 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Social Sciences
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Democracy cannot be implemented overnight. Democratization is an often unpredictable process. This book concentrates on that political transformation in one of Indonesia’s most ‘traditional’ islands, Sumba. Why does democratization create such great opportunities for local politicians with their private agenda’s? Why does regional autonomy, as part of the national democratization program, promote socio-economic inequality in West Sumba? This book is written out of an intimate knowledge of Sumba’s social groupings. Jacqueline Vel lived in Sumba as a development worker for six years in the 1980s and has made frequent return visits for further research since then. She studied every stage of ‘transition to democracy’ in the local context, thus creating this ethnography of democratization. The book analyses themes apparent in a series of chronological events that occurred over a period of twenty years (1986-2006). Uma Politics is the sequel of Vel’s dissertation The Uma Economy, and the title refers to the uniquely Sumbanese type of network politics. The author brings together tradition with the modern economy, government and politics into an evolving, dynamic concept of political culture. Jacqueline Vel is researcher at the Van Vollenhoven Institute of law, governance and development at Leiden University. Part of the research for this book was for the Modern Indonesia Project of KITLV in Leiden and sponsored by a research fellowship of the IIAS. She is currently involved in research on land law, access to justice, and socio-legal aspects of biofuel production in Indonesia.

Renegotiating boundaries

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Book Series: Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ISBN: 9789067182836 9789004260436 Year: Volume: 238 Pages: 540 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_376972 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
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For decades almost the only social scientists who visited Indonesia’s provinces were anthropologists. Anybody interested in politics or economics spent most of their time in Jakarta, where the action was. Our view of the world’s fourth largest country threatened to become simplistic, lacking that essential graininess. Then, in 1998, Indonesia was plunged into a crisis that could not be understood with simplistic tools. After 32 years of enforced stability, the New Order was at an end. Things began to happen in - the provinces that no one was prepared for. Democratization was one, decentralization another. Ethnic and religious identities emerged that had lain buried under the blanket of the New Order’s modernizing ideology. Unfamiliar, sometimes violent forms of political competition and of rentseeking came to light. Decentralization was often connected with the neo-liberal desire to reduce state powers and make room for free trade and democracy. To what extent were the goals of good governance and a stronger civil society achieved? How much of the process was ‘captured’ by regional elites to increase their own powers? Amidst the new identity politics, what has happened to citizenship? These are among the central questions addressed in this book. This volume is the result of a two-year research project at KITLV. It brings together an international group of 24 scholars – mainly from Indonesia and the Netherlands but also from the United States, Australia, Germany, Canada and Portugal.

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