Reinventing Accountability: Making Democracy Work for Human Development

Reinventing Accountability: Making Democracy Work for Human Development

by A. Goetz, R. Jenkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403906246

ISBN-13: 9781403906243

Pub. Date: 04/01/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

A deepening crisis in accountability in developing democracies has triggered much debate on accountability and the mechanisms needed for overcoming deficiencies of democracy. This book analyzes a wide variety of contemporary efforts to reform accountability systems in developing countries.

Overview

A deepening crisis in accountability in developing democracies has triggered much debate on accountability and the mechanisms needed for overcoming deficiencies of democracy. This book analyzes a wide variety of contemporary efforts to reform accountability systems in developing countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403906243
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Series:
International Political Economy Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Where Accountability Meets Governance: Globalization, Participation and Corruption Accountability Failures and Human Development New Roles for Accountability Actors New Methods and Shifting Accountability Jurisdictions New Standards of Accountability Gender and Accountability The Politics of Backlash: Critiques of the New Accountability Agenda Notes Bibliography Index

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