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Sound Governance

Sound Governance


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About the Book

The economic, political, and cultural forces of globalization affect every citizen of the world--and the institutions that govern them. Against a backdrop of increasing resistance to these forces, especially in the developing world, this volume establishes a new theoretical and practical framework for analyzing the effects of globalization on nation-states, local governments, nongovernmental and international organizations, and other administrative systems. Invoking a term attributed to Darius the Great over 2,500 years ago--sound governance--editors Ali Farazmand and Rosalyn Carter set the stage for a rich and multidimensional collection of essays on emerging issues in public administration around the world.

Topics include: The impact and influence of the United Nations; Ethics and accountability in government; Applying the total quality management model to public sector institutions; Judicial and legislative reforms; Business-government partnerships and improvements in the delivery of public services. The result is a comprehensive study of innovations in public administration that will serve as an essential resource for students, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners alike.


About the Author:

ALI FARAZMAND is Director of the School of Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University, where he also teaches graduate and Ph.D. courses.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275965143
  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger
  • Depth: 32
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 29 mm
  • Weight: 639 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275965147
  • Publisher Date: 05 Sep 2000
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Height: 232 mm
  • No of Pages: 330
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Policy And Administrative Innovations
  • Width: 163 mm


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