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The book, as the title indicates, attempts a critical assessment of the conceptual and empirical issues which fuel and refuel the locomotive of any modern vibrant democratic state, namely, development, decentralisation and democracy, more precisely, local deliberative democracy.

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This collection of stories will not only entertain you, but will also reveal to you the meaning of life. In the end, you will get a larger and wider perspective of life, of the world and the universe. You will understand why things happen or are meant to happen.

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