Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

by Craig T. Borowiak

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199778256
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/07/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Craig T. Borowiak is Associate Professor of Political Science at Haverford College.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part One: Punishability, Representation, Control
1. Managing Republicanism: Accountability Deficits and the U.S. Ratification Debates
2. Disciplining Democracy: The Principal—Agent Model of Accountability
Part Two: Answerability, Community, Participation
3. Constituting the Polis: Participatory Accountability in Ancient Athens
4. Answering for Exclusion: Deliberative Democracy and the Demands of Justice
Part Three: Globalization, Markets, Disruption
5. Displacing Democracy: Market Accountability and the Consumer-Citizen
6. Disorienting Cosmopolitanism: Accountability and the Politics of Insurgence
Conclusion: Democratic Accountability as Predicament and Promise

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