Responsible Governance: A Case Study Approach: A Case Study Approach

Responsible Governance: A Case Study Approach: A Case Study Approach

by Steven G. Koven

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ISBN-13: 9781317460879
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 269
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Dedication; Preface; 1. Introduction; Introduction; Concept of Responsible Governance; Context of American Governance; Ethics, Responsibility and Governance; Focus of Book; 2. Foundations of Responsible Governance; Introduction; The Ideal of Public Interest; The Ideal of Natural Law; The Ideal of Rule of Law; 3. Influence of Money on Elections; Introduction; Elections and Money in Historical Perspective; Attempts to Limit the Impact of Money on Elections; Implications of Money on Democracy; Conclusions; Case 3.1. Machine Politics; Case 3.2. Tom DeLay, Money Laundering and Influence Peddling; 4. Images of Responsibility - Honesty and Patronage in Government; Introduction; Role of Public Opinion in Democracies; Trust in Government; Causes for Mistrust; Pioneers of Ideal of Instilling Competence in Government; Merit Versus Patronage Debate; Conclusions; Case 4.1. Clinton Impeachment; Case 4.2. FEMA's Response to Hurricane Katrina; 5. Responsibility and International Law; Introduction; Concept of International Law: Guiding Documents; Theory of International Law; Treatment of Civilians; Case 5.1. My Lai; Case 5.2. Abu Ghraib; 6. Conclusions; Ethics and Responsibility; Micro-level (Individual View of Ethics); Macro-level (Organizational/Societal) View of Ethics; Case Studies and Public Interest, Natural Law and Rule of Law; Responsible and Ethical Behavior in Twenty-First Century America; Bibliography.

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