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Overview

The establishment of good governance is a major challenge for the developing world, along with the need to sustain the progress resulting from developmental efforts. Although there are numerous studies on the development and governance of emerging nations, few volumes make a serious effort to bring together these two critical concepts.

International Development Governance combines the two concepts - development and governance - by examining the issues and problems faced by nations in their attempts to establish sustainable governance. This textbook also initiates discussions on the concept of development governance in an international context.

The book fills the gap in existing literature by drawing upon the experience and expertise of scholars from a broad spectrum of knowledge. Their views explain the issues and problems with reference to a number of tools that could establish "development governance" and sustain it. The text offers in-depth examinations of developmental sectors, resulting in a textbook that will inspire future public officials, policy makers, and consultants to contribute to the betterment of life for citizens of developing countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574445565
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Series: Public Administration and Public Policy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 896
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT: CONTEXTUAL ISSUES
Introduction: Challenges of Governing Development, A.S. Huque and H. Zafarullah
Understanding Development Governance: Concepts, Institutions, and Processes, H. Zafarullah and A.S. Huque
Changing Configurations of the Developmental State, A. Leftwich
Globalization and Development, W.D. Coleman
Neoliberal Globalization and the Washington Consensus, J. Nederveen Pieterse
Economic Development and Democratic Consolidation: Patterns in East and Southeast Asian Countries, I. Marsh
Laying a Propelling Foundation for Democratic Governance and International Development: The Role of Human Factor Engineering, S. Adjibolosoo
Human Rights and Governance, J.R. Quinn
Does Aid Work? New Evidence from Recent Empirical Studies, N. Hermes and R. Lensink
Governance for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia: Means, Concerns, and Dilemmas, M.S. Haque
The Developmental State: The East Asian Perspective, K. Nordhaug

ISSUES AND PROBLEMS IN DEVELOPMENT GOVERNANCE
Poverty Reduction and Development Governance, I. Ortiz
Civil Society and Development: Normative, Theoretical and Practical Considerations, T. Carroll
Macroeconomic Management and Economic Development, A. Chowdhury
Accountability and Good Governance: Concepts and Issues, D.W. Brinkerhoff
Corruption and Development, S. Rose-Ackerman
Ten Major Flaws in Combating Corruption: A Cautionary Note, G.E. Caiden
Sound Governance and Administrative Ethics in the Former East Germany: The Dilemmas of a Transition, J.-C. Garcia-Zamor
Social Capital and Health: A Rural Perspective, T. Bowyer
New Citizenships: Gender and Governance in Development, J.S. Wheeler

DEVELOPMENT GOVERNANCE TOOLS
Decentralization and Development, D.A. Rondinelli
Participation in Governance, A. Cornwal and J. Gaventa
Nongovernmental Organizations, Civil Society, and Development Governance, G. Clarke and A. Thomas
Nongovernmental Organizations, Governance, and the Development Project, S. Feldman
Aiding Local Governance: How Effective Are Small Funds, J. Beall
Privatization and Development, R. Wettenhall
Governance for Environmental Planning and Sustainable Development: Asian Perspectives, P. Hills
E-government and Development, I. Holliday
Good Governance, Bureaucracy, and Development: Have the Traditional Bureaucratic Values Become Redundant? R.B. Jain
Public Sector Reforms and Transformation: Implications for Development Administration, A. Farazmand
Public Service Reform, G.E. Caiden
Capacity Development and Good Governance, K.R. Hope, Sr.
A Short History of Failure? Development Processes over the Course of 20th Century, M. Jennings
Managing Development in Africa: How Many More False Starts? D. Conyers
Strategic Planning in Development, M. Turner
Implementing Development Programs: "The Reality on the Ground", D.E. Klingner
Policy Evaluation: From Managerialism and Econocracy to a Governance Perspective, D. Gasper
Beyond the Horizon: Policy Learning and Development, R. Common

DEVELOPMENT SECTORS
Rethinking Industrial Policy, S. Lall
Agriculture and Economic Development: A Review of Policies and Issues in Developing Asia, A. Hossain
Issues in Water Resource Management, C.J. Barrow
Governance, Technology, and Development, L.S. Lauridsen
Health, Development, and Governance, J.W. Björkman
Health Systems and Development, G. Meads and M. Iwami
Rural Development and Governance: Can Democracy Rescue a Stalled Enterprise? H. Blair

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