Reinventing Government for the Twenty-First Century: State Capacity in a Globalizing Society / Edition 1

Reinventing Government for the Twenty-First Century: State Capacity in a Globalizing Society / Edition 1

by Dennis A. Rondinelli
     
 

* Melds theoretical models with practical experience
* Written by world-renowned experts on public administration
* Guides future policy debates on helping to build effective and efficient states

How does a government seeking to participate in and benefit from an integrated and interdependent world become more professional, technologically proficient,

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Overview

* Melds theoretical models with practical experience
* Written by world-renowned experts on public administration
* Guides future policy debates on helping to build effective and efficient states

How does a government seeking to participate in and benefit from an integrated and interdependent world become more professional, technologically proficient, deregulated, and accountable? Reinventing Government for the Twenty-First Century tells you how.

The authors identify the forces of globalization and the structural changes needed to increase state capacity and enhance global-scale participation. Professionals directly involved in assisting governments show public leaders and administrators how to improve the quality of their performance in government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565491786
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by President Vicente Fox of Mexico; 1) Reinventing Government for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction, Dennis A. Rondinelli and G. Shabbir Cheema

Part I: Globalization and Government; 2) Globalization and the Role of the State: Challenges and Perspectives, Guido Bertucci and Adriana Alberti; 3) Promoting National Competitiveness in a Globalizing Economy: The State’s Changing Roles, Dennis A. Rondinelli; 4) Making Globalization and Liberalization Work for People: Analytical Perspectives, Manuel R. Agosín and David E. Bloom; 5) Pro-Poor Policies for Development, Hafiz A. Pasha

Part II: Enhancing State Capacity; 6) Strengthening the Integrity of Government: Combating Corruption through Accountability and Transparency, G. Shabbir Cheema; 7) Mobilizing the State’s Financial Resources for Development, Suresh Narayan Shende; 8) Building Social Capital through Civic Engagement, Khalid Malik and Swarnim Waglé; 9) Creating and Applying Knowledge, Innovation and Technology, Jennifer Sisk

Part III: Governments as Partners; 10) Strengthening Local Governance Capacity for Participation, John-Mary Kauzya; 11) Decentralizing Governance: Participation and Partnership in Service Delivery to the Poor, Robertson Work; 12) Partnering for Development: Government-Private Sector Cooperation in Service Delivery, Dennis A. Rondinelli

Part IV: Conclusion; 13) The Competent State: Governance and Administration in an Era of Globalization, Dennis A. Rondinelli and G. Shabbir Cheema

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