Challenges to Democratic Governance in Developing Countries

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ISBN: 978-3-319-03142-2 (Print) 978-3-319-03143-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-16

    Multiple Dimensions of Governance

  3. Governance and Development: Underlying Premises

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-35

      Debate on Governance in Africa: An Emerging Political Economy Paradigm

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      Pages 37-55

      Accountability and Transparency: Cornerstones of Development and Democratic Governance

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      Pages 57-71

      Role of Legislation for Social Accountability: A Comparison of South Africa and Zambia

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      Pages 73-92

      Reinventing Public Governance in Singapore: Major Reform Premises, Initiatives, and Consequences

  4. Democratization, Decentralization, and Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-110

      Decentralization in Uganda: Towards Democratic Local Governance or Political Expediency?

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      Pages 111-120

      Limitations of Middle Eastern Educational System in Democratic Governance

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      Pages 121-136

      Tribes and Democratization/De-democratization in Libya

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      Pages 137-153

      Democratization of Governance in Turkey: An Assessment of the Administrative Reforms in the 2000s

  5. Culture, Corruption, and Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Pages 157-170

      Non-governmental Organizations and Corruption: The Case of Kenya

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      Pages 171-179

      Defining Corruption in the Cultural Context of Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 181-194

      Corruption and Nation Building in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Historical Analysis

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      Pages 195-208

      Corruption and Democratic Governance in India

  6. Anti-corruption Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-226

      Prosecute and Punish: Curbing Political and Administrative Corruption in Kenya

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      Pages 227-245

      Corruption in African Countries: A Symptom of Leadership and Institutional Failure

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      Pages 247-263

      The Imperatives of Democracy and Governance in the Fight against Corruption in Africa: A South African Perspective

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      Pages 265-273

      Rethinking Democratic Governance: Looking Back, Moving Forward

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 275-287