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Governance and developing countries

Author: Jamil E Jreisat
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002.
Series: International studies in sociology and social anthropology, v. 82.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Governance is not a topic that easily lends itself to neat and precise definitions. Although concepts and practices of governance are profoundly under-specified, they are frequently associated with three dimensions: how and why governments are structured, what processes they employ in governing, and what results they are able to accomplish in serving their societies. As scholars continue to marvel over what
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Governance and developing countries.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002
(OCoLC)654491553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamil E Jreisat
ISBN: 9004122478 9789004122475
OCLC Number: 48780573
Description: 156 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Jamil E. Jreisat --
Operationalizing Governance for Sustainable Development / Goran Hyden --
The Political Economy of Good Governance / Hartmut Elsenhans --
Administration in Developing Countries and the Democratic Challenge / Abdo I. Baaklini --
Consociational Democracy in Lebanon: A Flawed System of Governance / Joseph G. Jabbra and Nancy W. Jabbra --
Globalization vs. Local Institutional Factors in the Implementation of Zimbabwe's Civil Service Reforms, 1991-1996 / Paul Mavima and Richard Chackerian --
Globalization, Liberalization, and Human Security in India: Challenges for Governance / R.B. Jain --
Chinese Governance: Problems and Prospects / Harvey Nelsen.
Series Title: International studies in sociology and social anthropology, v. 82.
Responsibility: edited by Jamil E. Jreisat.

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The articles in this book represent a wide range of scholarly interests in the field of governance that extend from the abstract and conceptual to the specific and applied. Some of the contributions,  Read more...

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