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Fung, Archon 1968-

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Works: 37 works in 114 publications in 5 languages and 4,213 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Creator, jt ;
Classifications: HD2337, 331.25
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Can we put an end to sweatshops? by Archon Fung( file )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
"Knowing that information about the conditions of workers around the world can influence what consumers buy and what governments regulate, Dara O'Rourke, Archon Fung, and Charles Sabel argue that making such information widely available is the best way to improve conditions. Although watchdog agencies monitor workplaces and press corporations to raise labor standards, these agencies are not enough; only coordinated action by consumers, monitors, unions, and nongovernmental organizations will threaten profits and force those who own corporations to care about the lives of those who work for them. Activists, scholars, and officials of the International Labor Organization and the World Bank respond to this provocative and hopeful proposal."--BOOK JACKET
Empowered participation reinventing urban democracy by Archon Fung( file )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
Every month in every neighborhood in Chicago, residents, teachers, school principals, and police officers gather to deliberate about how to improve their schools and make their streets safer. Residents of poor neighborhoods participate as much or more as those from wealthy ones. All voices are heard. Since the meetings began more than a dozen years ago, they have led not only to safer streets but also to surprising improvements in the city's schools. Chicago's police department and school system have become democratic urban institutions unlike any others in America. Empowered Participation is
Full disclosure : the perils and promise of transparency by Archon Fung( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
"Which SUVs are most likely to roll over? What cities have the unhealthiest drinking water? Which factories are the most dangerous polluters? What cereals are most nutritious? In recent decades, governments have sought to provide answers to such critical questions through public disclosure to force manufacturers, water authorities, and others to improve their products and practices. Corporate financial disclosure, nutritional labels, and school report cards are examples of such targeted transparency policies. At best, they create a light-handed approach to governance that improves markets, enriches public disclosure, and empowers citizens. But such policies are frequently ineffective or counterproductive. Using an analysis of eighteen U.S. and international policies, Full Disclosure shows that the information provided is often incomplete, incomprehensible, or irrelevant to consumers, investors, workers, and community residents. To be successful, transparency policies must be accurate, must keep ahead of disclosers' efforts to find loopholes, and, above all, must focus on the needs of ordinary citizens."--BOOK JACKET
Deepening democracy : institutional innovations in empowered participatory governance by Archon Fung( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The institutional forms of liberal democracy developed in the 19th century seem increasingly ill-suited to the problems we face in the 21st. This dilemma has given rise to a deliberative democracy, and this text explores four contemporary cases in which the principles have been at least partially instituted
Working capital : the power of labor's pensions ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Open budgets : the political economy of transparency, participation, and accountability by Sanjeev Khagram( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Decisions about "who gets what, when, and how" are perhaps the most important that any government must make. So it should not be remarkable that around the world, public officials responsible for public budgeting are facing demands -- from their own citizenry, other government officials, economic actors, and increasingly from international sources -- to make their patterns of spending more transparent and their processes more participatory. Surprisingly, rigorous analysis of the causes and consequences of fiscal transparency is thin at best. This book seeks to fill this gap in existing knowledge by answering a few broad questions: How and why do improvements in fiscal transparency and participation come about? How are they sustained over time? When and how do increased fiscal transparency and participation lead to improved government responsiveness and accountability?
Constitution, democracy, and state power : the institutions of justice ( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Beyond backyard environmentalism : Charles Sabel, Archon Fung, and Bradley Karkkainen by Charles F Sabel( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"When we think of environmental action, we draw upon images from the disaster of Love Canal or from A Civil Action - stories of lone activists fighting the government or some corporation against all odds. In their provocative essay, Sabel, Fung, and Karkkainen demonstrate that an effective alternative is emerging. Before environmental disasters occur, citizen groups are collaborating with experts, business leaders, and local and federal governments to figure out what is best for their own neighborhoods. These examples point to more than successful environmental action: they represent a model of grassroots democracy that can be applied to the needs of any community."--BOOK JACKET
Prospects for democracy by Noam Chomsky( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
1. Democracy: Rhetoric and reality -- 2. Soviet and "US" democracy -- 3. The new world order of government -- 4. Democratic fears of coporate power -- 5. Fear of democracy -- 6. Propaganda: Controlling democracy -- 7. Reaganites: Defiling democracy -- 8. US repression I: Smashing labor -- 9. Corporate media: Radio, TV and the information highway -- 10. US repression II: Againist the '60's -- 11. Deterring the NAFTA debate -- 12. Againist democracy in the dependencies: Haiti and Central America -- 13. Propects for democracy now
Hoffnung auf eine neue Demokratie : Bürgerhaushalte in Lateinamerika und Europa by Leonardo Avritzer( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Hauptbeschreibung Die Idee des partizipativen Haushalts von Porto Alegre hat sich von Brasilien aus weltweit verbreitet. Spätestens seit dem Protest gegen den Umbau des Stuttgarter Hauptbahnhofs wird die Übertragung von Entscheidungskompetenzen an die Bürgerschaft bundesweit diskutiert. Wie lassen sich Deliberation und Macht verbinden? Am Beispiel von Bürgerhaushalten in Lateinamerika und Europa erörtern Autoren aus beiden Kontinenten die Bedingungen für eine Erneuerung der Partizipationskultur in Deutschland. Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Vorwort7
Democracia en profundidad : nuevas formas institucionales de gobierno participativo con poder de decisión by Archon Fung( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The political economy of transparency : what makes disclosure policies sustainable? by Archon Fung( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Constitution, democracy and state power: the institutions of justice ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The political economy of transparency : what makes disclosure policies effective? ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Constitution, democracy and state power: the institutions of justice ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Constitution, democracy and state power: the institutions of justice ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Constitution, democracy and state power: the institutions of justice ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ratcheting labor standards : regulation for continuous improvement in the global workplace by Charles F Sabel( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Deepening democracy: innovations in empowered participatory governance by Archon Fung( Article )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Democracia radical by Archon Fung( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 1 library worldwide
Embora muitos democratas radicais apóiem em uníssono a participação ea deliberação, essas duas linhas do projeto democrático partem de tradiçõesdiferentes e enfocam diferentes falhas da representação competitiva. Nosso objetivo é clarear a relação entre essas diferentes linhas, explorar astensões entre elas e esboçar possibilidades de reconciliação. Inicialmente, demonstraremos como se pode lidar com três das limitações da representação competitiva por meio da participação e da deliberação. Em seguida, apresentaremos algumas tensões entre deliberação e participação, às quais serão oferecidas duas estratégias que podem minimizá-las. Concluiremos delineando as dificuldades não resolvidas que devem ser eliminadas tendo em vista um projeto radical-democrático
 
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Alternative Names
Fung, A.
Fung, Archon
Languages
English (88)
German (2)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Portuguese (1)
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