Public Accountability: Designs, Dilemmas and Experiences

Public Accountability: Designs, Dilemmas and Experiences

by Michael W. Dowdle
     
 

The most comprehensive survey to-date of how different organizations hold persons acting in the public interest to account.See more details below

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The most comprehensive survey to-date of how different organizations hold persons acting in the public interest to account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521852142
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Law and Society Series
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: accountability and method: 1. Public accountability: conceptual, historical and epistemic mappings Michael W. Dowdle; Part I. Accountability and the State: 2. Accountability and responsibility through restorative justice John Braithwaite; 3. The myth of non-bureaucratic accountability and the anti-administrative impulse Edward Rubin; 4. Extending public accountability through privatization from public law to publicization Jody Freeman; Part II. Accountability and Design: 5. Accountability and institutional design: some thoughts on the grammar of governance Jerry L. Mashaw; 6. Emerging labor movements and the accountability dilemma: the case of Indonesia Michele Ford; 7. Spontaneous accountability Colin Scott; Part III. Accountability and Participation: 8. Accounting for accountability in neoliberal regulatory regimes Christine Harrington and Z. Umut Turem; 9. The mark of responsibility (with a postscript on accountability) John Gardner; 10. Technocratic vs. convivial accountability Bronwen Morgan; Part IV. Accountability and Experience: 11. Understanding NGO-based social and environmental regulatory systems: why we need new models of accountability Sasha Courville; 12. Problem-solving courts and the judicial accountability deficit Michael Dorf; 13. Public accountability in ailen terrain: exploring for constitutional accountability in the People's Republic of China Michael Dowdle.

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