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By Melvin J. Dubnick

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

This publication deals a finely unique and richly educated attention of responsibility in either govt and the modern global of governance. Twenty-five prime specialists conceal various facets of the responsibility circulation, together with a number of and competing accountabilities, measuring responsibility, responsibility and democratic legitimacy, and responsibility and data expertise, and follow them to governments, quasi-governments, non-government businesses, governance agencies, and voluntary companies. jointly they supply the main accomplished attention of responsibility presently to be had, with a mix of theoretical, empirical, and utilized approaches.

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