An exploration of the implications of the 'good governance' agendas for developing and newly democratized countries. The book assesses the 'good governance' agenda and examines the view of the international development agencies. Finally it considers the contribution political science can make to an understanding of each dimension of governance.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)|
About the Author
BRIAN SMITH is Professor Emeritus in Political Science at the University of Dundee, UK, and a Visiting Professor in Politics at the University of Exeter, UK. He is author of Understanding Third World Politics (also Palgrave Macmillan).
Table of Contents
Governance Agendas.- Political Accountability.- Human Rights.- The Rule of Law.- Decentralization.- Political Pluralism.- Participation.- Eradicating Corruption.- Transparent and Accountable Public Administration.- Efficient Public Management.- Economic Reform and Poverty Alleviation.- Conclusion.
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[A] useful broad introduction to many oif the central issues in govenance' - Jo Rowlands, Development in Practice