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Control and Regulation in Public Management

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Chapters 2–3 of the Introduction, the cultural‐theory framework is used to explore two central problems of public management—the analysis of the characteristic ways in which different forms of ... More


Responsible Government

J. R. LUCAS

in Responsibility

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235781
eISBN:
9780191679117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235781.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses two strands of argument that underlie our ideal of responsible government: the responsibility of office and the need for all to share responsibility for what their government ... More


Restructuring Urban Democracy amid the Great Depression

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 argues that reformers’ definition of democracy shifted in the late nineteenth century to incorporate the broader electorate as crucial participants in what they labeled a “good-government” ... More


Breaking Democracy’s Spell

John Dunn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300179910
eISBN:
9780300206562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that democracy is not synonymous with good government. It explores the labyrinthine reality behind the basic concept of democracy, demonstrating how the political system that people ... More


The Partisan Politics of Good Government

in Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470740
eISBN:
9780226470771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470771.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how U.S. senators strategically deploy “good government” causes not only to enhance their own party's reputation but also to undermine that of the opposition. Measures of good ... More


How to Make Citizens Obey

Stein Ringen

in Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300193190
eISBN:
9780300199017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193190.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter asks: why should citizens obey? They shouldn't necessarily do so. They have rights. More important than obedience from citizens to a good government is loyalty. It is a delicate balance: ... More


Good Government

Stein Ringen

in Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300193190
eISBN:
9780300199017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193190.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The job of governing is not an easy one. It is a fine balancing act. It is also a battle, a battle to get things done. This chapter explains what constitutes good government and looks at ways to get ... More


Court and Chronicle: A Native Andean’s Engagement with Spanish Colonial Law

Rolena Adorno

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

In Spanish colonial Mexico and Peru, natives assimilated to European language and custom served local civil and ecclesiastical institutions and learned through literacy to defend their claims to ... More


Introduction: The Perils and Promise of Democratic Reform

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Defining Democracy begins at the 1939–1940 New York World’s Fair in Queens, and the popular exhibit “Democracity” serves as a metaphor for New York’s experimentation with a new ... More


Diagnosing Democracy’s Power

John Dunn

in Breaking Democracy’s Spell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300179910
eISBN:
9780300206562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179910.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book challenges the notion that democracy is synonymous with good government, and that a country endowed with the facilities for democracy is capable of governing itself well. To this end, it ... More


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