By Melvin J. Dubnick,H. George Frederickson

Public responsibility is a trademark of recent democratic governance and the root of the preferred functionality administration flow. Democracy is simply an empty workout if these in energy can't be held dependable in public for his or her acts and omissions, for his or her judgements, their rules, and their expenditures.

This booklet bargains a finely specified and richly knowledgeable attention of responsibility in either executive and the modern global of governance. Twenty-five major specialists disguise various elements of the responsibility move, together with a number of and competing accountabilities, measuring responsibility, responsibility and democratic legitimacy, and responsibility and data expertise, and practice them to governments, quasi-governments, non-government companies, governance companies, and voluntary organisations. jointly they supply the main complete attention of responsibility presently on hand, with a mix of theoretical, empirical, and utilized approaches.

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