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Towards responsible government in East Asia : trajectories, intentions and meanings

Author: Linda Chelan Li
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Comparative development and policy in Asia series.
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Drawing on a wide range of case studies from East Asia, and relating the concepts discussed to political theory, ethics and social psychology, this book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Chelan Li
ISBN: 9780415453165 041545316X 9780203091647 0203091647
OCLC Number: 261342775
Description: xiv, 137 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Towards and Away from Responsible Government / Linda Chelan Li --
Institutionalizing responsible government in Taiwan: the Role of US aid / Tak-Wing Ngo and Yi-Chi Chen --
Contractual Thinking and Responsible Government in China: A Constructivist Framework for Analysis / Chengxin Pan --
Dual Dimensions of Responsibility: The Internal Disciplinary Regulations of the Chinese Communist Party / Ting Gong --
Failing to Treat: Why Public Hospitals in China do not Work? / Waikeung Tam --
Working for the Peasants? Strategic Interactions and Unintended Consequences in the Chinese Rural Tax Reform / Linda Chelan Li --
Whose Responsibility? The Marginalization of Personal Responsibility and Moral Character / Ho Mun Chan --
In Lieu of a Conclusion / Daniel Bell.
Series Title: Comparative development and policy in Asia series.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Chelan Li.
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