Download e-book for kindle: Global Accountabilities: Participation, Pluralism, and by Alnoor Ebrahim, Edward Weisband

By Alnoor Ebrahim, Edward Weisband

ISBN-10: 0511342578

ISBN-13: 9780511342578

ISBN-10: 0521876478

ISBN-13: 9780521876476

Responsibility is obvious as a vital function of governments, companies and NGOs. This quantity treats it as a socially developed technique of regulate that may be utilized by the vulnerable in addition to the strong. It contributes analytical intensity to the various debates on responsibility in glossy companies by means of exploring its nature, types and affects in civil society businesses, public and inter-governmental businesses and personal businesses. The participants draw from a number disciplines to illustrate the inadequacy of recent rationalist prescriptions for setting up and tracking responsibility criteria, arguing that responsibility frameworks connected to principal-agent logics and utilized universally throughout cultures quite often fail to accomplish their pursuits. through studying a various diversity of empirical examples and case reports, this e-book underscores the significance of grounding responsibility tactics and criteria within the divergent cultural, social and political settings within which they function.

Show description

Read Online or Download Global Accountabilities: Participation, Pluralism, and Public Ethics PDF

Similar comparative politics books

Get War since 1945 (Reaktion Books - Contemporary Worlds) PDF

Such a lot writing on glossy conflict starts off with the French innovative Wars and maintains via international Wars I and II, giving post-1945 conflicts just a cursory look through the lens of chilly conflict politics. individual army historian Jeremy Black corrects that imbalance with conflict considering 1945, a complete examine the various huge- and small-scale wars fought around the globe long ago sixty years.

Download e-book for iPad: Understanding British and European political issues by Neil Mcnaughton

This article examines the entire vital concerns in British politics because 1945, together with a advisor to the altering political tradition of england in that interval. it's going to end up necessary to scholars learning politics at A2 point, because it covers all of the very important matters required through the most analyzing forums.

Catastrophic Consequences: Civil Wars and American Interests by Steven R. David PDF

Civil struggle and different sorts of radical family upheaval are exchanging foreign conflict because the preeminent possibility to American defense and fiscal health, based on Steven R. David. Catastrophic effects argues that civil conflicts are of even better significance than planned efforts to hurt the U.S. as the harm they inflict is accidental and for that reason very unlikely to discourage.

Download e-book for kindle: Cases in Comparative Politics by Patrick H. O'Neil

A suite of 13 nation reports that applies the conceptual framework constructed in necessities of Comparative Politics. instances in Comparative Politics, 3rd version, is a collection of 13 kingdom reviews that describe politics within the uk, the us, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, India, Iran, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria.

Additional resources for Global Accountabilities: Participation, Pluralism, and Public Ethics

Sample text

As global governance expands, few can hold those who exercise power to account. The implications for democracy are profound. Within the boundaries of the state people enjoy at least a potential to hold their governments to account through elections, ombudsmen, court actions, nongovernmental agencies, and the media. Yet increasingly, governments are delegating or ceding control over such decisions to international organizations, networks or other actors. This means that even in democracies, governments cannot be held to account for a widening range of decisions.

L. ) Handbook of Public Administration. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, p. 114. O’Neill, O. (2002) A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002. Cambridge University Press. Pfeffer, J. and G. R. Salancik (1974) ‘‘Organizational Decision Making as a Political Process: The Case of the University Budget,’’ Administrative Science Quarterly 19(2 [June]), 135–51. Pfeffer, J. and G. R. Salancik (1978) The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective. New York: Harper and Row. Romzek, B.

London: Pitman. Wicks, A. , D. R. Gilbert and R. E. Freeman (1994) ‘‘A Feminist Reinterpretation of the Stakeholder Concept,’’ Business Ethics Quarterly 4 (4), 475–97. Woods, N. (2001) ‘‘Making the IMF and the World Bank More Accountable,’’ International Affairs (January). Woods, N. (undated) ‘‘Accountability, Governance, and Reform in the International Financial Institutions,’’ unpublished paper. Young, D. , N. Bania and D. Bailey (1996) ‘‘Structure and Accountability: A Study of National Nonprofit Associations,’’ Nonprofit Management and Leadership 6(4), 347–65.

Download PDF sample

Global Accountabilities: Participation, Pluralism, and Public Ethics by Alnoor Ebrahim, Edward Weisband


by Paul
4.2

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 18 votes