Democracy and Good Governance

W. Andy Knight

in The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780199560103
Published online September 2009 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations

 Democracy and Good Governance

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This article studies the overriding priority in approaches to development assistance and investment. It examines the role of the UN in promoting and encouraging democracy and good governance, and argues that the UN is in a position to strengthen and promote a new global norm that speculates upon democracy validates governance in the contemporary world.

Keywords: development assistance; investment; democracy; good governance; global norm; contemporary world

Article.  6336 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; International Relations

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