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Good governance : concept and context

Author: G H Addink
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book explores the creation, development, and impact of the concept of 'good governance'. It argues that, alongside the ideas of the rule of law and democracy, good governance acts as a third conceptual cornerstone of the modern state. Good governance can be viewed as a multilevel concept influenced by regional and international legal developments while being grounded in national administrative law. The book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G H Addink
ISBN: 9780198841159 0198841159
OCLC Number: 1082543718
Description: xxiv, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Good governance : an introduction --
An overview of good governance --
Good governance on multiple levels --
Principles of good governance : the theoretical perspective --
The rule of law and good governance --
Democracy and good governance --
The principle of properness --
The principle of transparency --
The principle of participation --
The principle of effectiveness --
The principle of accountability --
The principle of human rights --
Implementation of the principles of good governance on the national level : general discussion --
Implementation of the principles of good governance on the national level in the EU --
Implementation of the principles of good governance on the national level outside the EU --
Implementation of good governance principles on the European level --
Implementation of the good governance principles on the international level --
Conclusions on good governance : concept and context.
Responsibility: Henk Addink.

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This book explores how good governance has become the third dominant concept in the modern state. It examines the concept and how it relates to the rule of law and democracy, and breaks it down into  Read more...

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