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Accountability Without Democracy Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) by Lily L. Tsai

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pressure groups & lobbying,
  • Rural communities,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • China,
  • General,
  • Government - International,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Political Science / General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Municipal services,
  • Social institutions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7752237M
ISBN 100521692806
ISBN 109780521692809

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Accountability Without Democracy 作者: Lily L. Tsai 出版社: Cambridge University Press 副标题: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Accountability without Democracy 在线试读 This book examines the fundamental issue of how citizens get government officials to provide them with the roads, schools, and other public services they need by studying communities in rural China. The reason for the failure of elections in the book (which Tsai views as the absence of democracy) is that they are carried out in the absence of these three fundamental elements. The success of solidary groups in providing accountability at a village level is that they operate within these three : Lily L. Tsai.   - Buy Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) book online at best prices in India on Read Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) book reviews & author details Author: Lily L. Tsai.

To enhance the accountability of principal officials for their respective policy portfolios; 2. To enable senior government officials to appreciate the aspirations of and respond to the community better; 3. To select the best and most suitable persons to take up the principal positions; 4. Her book, Accountability Without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China, was published in Cambridge University's Studies on Comparative Politics and received the Dogan Award from the Society of Comparative Research for the best book published in the field of comparative research. Book description. This book examines whether the mechanisms of accountability characteristic of democratic systems are sufficient to induce the representatives to act in the best interest of the represented. The first part of the volume focuses on the role of elections, distinguishing different ways in which they may cause representation. 1. Governance and informal institutions of accountability 2. Decentralization and local governmental performance 3. Local governmental performance: assessing village public goods provision 4. Informal accountability and the structure of solidary groups