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Local democracy and bureaucratic reform

A. Makmur Makka

Local democracy and bureaucratic reform

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by A. Makmur Makka

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Published by Habibie Center in Jakarta, Indonesia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, A. Makmur Makka, Mustofa Kamil Ridwan.
ContributionsMakka, A. Makmur, 1945-, Ridwan, Mustofa Kamil.
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23150921M
ISBN 109789791255035
LC Control Number2008343817
OCLC/WorldCa298324710

  The fifth article by Demetrios Argyriades offers an analysis of bureaucracy and debureaucratization, with a focus on the literature and on the last few decades of the crusade against bureaucracy, pointing out the flows of the reinventing government reform movement and the need for appreciating the merits of a professional bureaucracy to carry out modern public administration and Author: Ali Farazmand. Bureaucratic Theory A theory that bureaucrats make the key governing decisions. According to this theory the influence of government bureaucracies has become so great that elected officials are almost powerless to affect policy. P ublic management reform has become a priority on the political agenda of governments in major industrialized countries since the s.1 Nowadays, the reform of public administration can be File Size: KB. adequately reflect local needs, dynamics and resources; and democracy cannot take root other than by democratic means. The imperative of local ownership is both a matter of respect and a pragmatic necessity. The bottom line is that reforms that are not shaped and driven by local actors are unlikely to be implemented properly and sustained. In the.


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Bureaucratic reform in the United States was a major issue in the late nineteenth century at the national level and in the early twentieth century at the state level. Proponents denounced the distribution of office by the winners of elections to their supporters as corrupt and inefficient. Democracy and Governance in Africa Africa's continuing reliance on foreign aid has increased the opportunities for bilateral and multilateral aid agencies to influence policy making in the region.

The major donors have been meeting frequently in order to discuss development and debt problems and to devise aid strategies for African governments.

book, Reinventing Government, for example, took most of its examples of bureaucratic reform activities-what they termed reinvention-from local government (Osborne and Gaebler ).

IJournal of Public Administration Research and Theory J-PART 7() Fórsa National Secretary Peter Nolan repeated the call made by the Fórsa chairperson Seán Reid last night for the Citizens Assembly to have a role in the development of local democratic reform.

“Irish people take great pride in their counties and cities, yet this element of our democracy has been systematically eroded by centralisation, privatisation and austerity.

U.S. democracy assistance is in desperate need of reform. From its modest beginnings in the Reagan administration, the idea that outsiders can Author: Melinda Haring. “On the one hand, local governments are to act as the vehicle of local democracy, providing services responsive to local needs and conditions.

On the other hand, local governments must. Cameron's localism and the post-bureaucratic age. 21 December superficially seem an attractive application of local direct democracy.

But in principle, it would have much the same effect. The book provides an analysis of the dynamics of Aquino-era budget reform and aims to contribute insights into executive-legislative relations, the challenge of bureaucratic reform, and participatory local governance in the Philippines.

This article examines how bureaucracy and democracy are manifested in local government. It analyses the changes since to determine whether bureaucracy is being replaced by new models of.

“A rich, normative discussion of bureaucracy that is unfailingly thoughtful, clear and engaging.”―American Political Science Review “Save perhaps for John Stuart Mill’s Considerations on Representative Government, which provides an early yet general treatment of participation within modern democracies, Douglas Yates’s Bureaucratic Democracy stands as the best recent effort that Cited by: The Emergence of Local Governments in the United States; Types of Local Government Introduces issues related to the formation and structure of local governments.

The strength of this book lies in its narrative in explicating why local governments during this period transformed themselves and in providing an account of the historical forces.

Bureaucratic reform and e-government in the United States: An Institutional Perspective Routledge Handbook of Internet Politics () Jane E. Fountain, University of Massachusetts - Amherst. In Policy Patrons, Megan E. Tompkins-Stange, one of the most impressive scholars to emerge from the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society program, has turned her doctoral dissertation into a brief, lively book on how mega-foundations go about trying to reform K education in the United approach is essentially anthropological: She has interviewed 60 anonymous informants.

Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America. Participation, Decentralization, and the Left. Benjamin Goldfrank “Benjamin Goldfrank’s proposal to compare various leftist-sponsored experiments in collective participation in local decision-making represents a valuable contribution This book is an example of exceptional : Benjamin Goldfrank.

Bureaucracy (/ b j ʊəˈr ɒ k r ə s i /) refers to both a body of non-elected government officials Local democracy and bureaucratic reform book an administrative policy-making group.

Historically, [when?] a bureaucracy was a government administration managed by departments staffed with non-elected officials.

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The White Paper on Local Government 9 March The White Paper is dedicated to the memory of Tshepiso Mashinini (), chairperson of the White Paper Working Committee, and all the other women and men who contributed to the building of a democratic system of File Size: KB.

Bureaucracy and Democracy B. Guy Peters University of Pittsburgh The terms bureaucracy and democracy are usually thought of, both in the academic and the popular literature, as antithetical approaches to providing governance for a society (see Etzioni-Halevey, ).

On the one hand public bureaucracies are typically conceptualized as necessaryFile Size: 61KB. China’s Unprecedented Political Reforms. Beijing has announced that local disciplinary committees and courts will report directly up the bureaucratic chain to higher-level committees and.

This book examines these five local political reforms. It demonstrates that the four reforms instigated and organized by the party were tightly controlled and manipulated by the party. Although some reform measures may possibly liberalize parts of China's political mechanism, it is highly unlikely that the four reforms will eventually lead to.

Adoption of Local Values for Bureaucratic Reform in Lampung Province Bureaucratic reform is not only dealing with structural aspects but also cultures that are difficult to change.

However, it can be done by adopting the values embedded in the cultural identity of the : Yulianto Yulianto, Nana Mulyana, Simon Sumanjoyo Hutagalung.

Civil service reform is a deliberate action to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, representativity and democratic character of a civil service, with a view to promoting better delivery of public goods and services, with increased actions can include data gathering and analysis, organizational restructuring, improving human resource management and.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY U.S. democracy assistance, which began in earnest in the s as a means to support democratization in Eastern Europe and encourage liberalization in the Soviet Union, enjoys bipartisan support and has become an institutionalized part of U.S.

foreign policy. Democracy assistance is a national security issue. Scholars have. Democracy can never work until we bulldoze the current bureaucratic model and replace it with individual responsibility and accountability. American culture is still strong, but our democracy is.

The collapse of the US financial system plunged the economy into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, raising deep moral and institutional questions about the problems of economic inequality and economic power on the one hand, and the tensions between democracy and bureaucratic policymaking on the other.

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The good stuff elsewhere can be found here. He offers concrete proposals, applicable to federal, state, and local governments, for simplifying the now-chaotic bureaucratic policymaking system and at the same time bolstering representation and is a book for all political scientists, policymakers, government officials.

Direct democracy or pure democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide on policy initiatives directly. This differs from the majority of currently established democracies, which are representative theory and practice of direct democracy and participation as its common characteristic was the core of work of many theorists, philosophers and politicians, among whom the.

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.

Local governance problems: & Efforts to restrain corruption and the arbitrary exercise of power in local government, as well as problems with tax collection and the allocation of revenues between the various levels of government, have been persistent themes in modern Chinese history since the middle of the 19th century, and probably much longer.

The proposed local government reforms serve to weaken aspects of local democracy in Ireland. There is a strong consensus that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.’.

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