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

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

by G. Shabbir Cheema, Dennis A. Rondinelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565491793

ISBN-13: 9781565491793

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.

* 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:
9781565491793
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Foreword
Preface
Acronyms
1Reinventing Government for the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction1
2Globalization and the Role of the State: Challenges and Perspectives17
3Promoting National Competitiveness in a Globalizing Economy: The State's Changing Roles33
4Making Globalization and Liberalization Work for People: Analytical Perspectives61
5Pro-Poor Policies for Development83
6Strengthening the Integrity of Government: Combating Corruption Through Accountability and Transparency99
7Mobilizing the State's Financial Resources for Development121
8Building Social Capital Through Civic Engagement143
9Creating and Applying Knowledge, Innovation, and Technology163
10Strengthening Local Governance Capacity for Participation181
11Decentralizing Governance: Participation and Partnership in Service Delivery to the Poor195
12Partnering for Development: Government-Private Sector Cooperation in Service Provision219
13The Competent State: Governance and Administration in an Era of Globalization243
About the Contributors261
Index265

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