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Accountability and Democracy

Mark E. Warren.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Theory. 7419 words.

Democracy, rule of the people, is comprised of complex webs of accountabilities between people and those who use power to govern on their behalf. Democratic accountability is comprised of...

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Accountability and Multi-Level Governance

Yannis Papadopoulos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Comparative Politics. 7457 words.

This chapter first presents the major characteristics of multi-level governance and gives examples thereof from the European and the transnational level. It then identifies a number of...

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Accountability and New Public Management

Per Lægreid.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 6504 words.

This chapter links the rise of public accountability to the wave of New Public Management (NPM) reforms. It argues that the relationship between increased managerial accountability and...

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Accountability and Principal–Agent Theory

Sean Gailmard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 7861 words.

Principal-agent theory encapsulates a tradition of rational choice modeling in which some actor(s)—the principal(s)—uses whatever actions are available to provide incentives for some other...

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Accountability and Responsibility

Robert Gregory.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration; Comparative Politics. 7505 words.

Accountability and responsibility are related ideas that are central to political, constitutional, and institutional arrangements in Western liberal democracies. However, political elites...

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Accountability and Time

Jerry L. Mashaw.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 6936 words.

This chapter puts the issue of time on the accountability studies agenda. It argues that time is a crucial consideration in the design of accountable institutions. But it also claims that...

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Accountability and Trust

Dorothea Greiling.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 6292 words.

In the past decades we have witnessed an increase of public accountability obligations while trust in the public sector has become more volatile. Based on a literature review, different...

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Accountability as a Cultural Keyword

Melvin J. Dubnick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Methodology. 7218 words.

This chapter examines the emergence of accountability as a culturally significant concept that both reflects and shapes changes taking place in our understanding of contemporary governance....

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Accountability Deficits

Richard Mulgan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 6400 words.

The notion of an accountability deficit is particularly associated with the absence of political control by democratically elected political representatives (where it is linked with a...

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Accountability in an Intergovernmental Context: Federal Education Policy as a Cautionary Tale

Elizabeth Rigby.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 2378 words.

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