The Oxford Handbook of the Quality of Government / edited by Andreas Bågenholm, Monika Bauhr, Marcia Grimes, and Bo Rothstein.Material type: TextSeries: Oxford Handbooks SerPublisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2021Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resourceContent type:
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Cover -- THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Contributors -- Introduction: Quality of Government: Why-What-How -- PART I THEORY AND CONCEPTUALIZATION -- 1. Quality of Government: Theory and Conceptualization -- 2. The Universalization of Ethical Universalism -- 3. "Quality of Government": A Philosophical Assessment -- 4. Shadow Elites: Beyond Institutional Corruption Theory and Ill-Conceived Anticorruption Regimes and Toward A New Research Agenda -- PART II DATA AND METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES
5. Measuring the Unmeasurable? Taking Stock of QoG Measures -- 6. Down-to-Earth. What Can We Learn from Local Case Studies? -- 7. What Can We Learn about Corruption from Historical Case Studies? -- 8. The Ethnographic Study of Corruption -- PART III DEMOCRACY, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND PARTICIPATION -- 9. Democracy and the Quality of Government -- 10. Electoral Accountability and Corruption -- 11. Quality of Government and Political Support -- 12. Trust, Populism, and the Quality of Government -- 13. Social Accountability and Quality of Government: Effectiveness and Recursive Effects
14. Civil Society against Corruption -- 15. Electoral Rules and Corruption: A Meta-Analysis -- PART IV SUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT -- 16. Inequality and Corruption -- 17. The Quality of Government and Economic Growth -- 18. Economic Diversification, Homogeneity of Interests, and the Impartiality of Government -- 19. Quality of Government and Environmental Sustainability -- 20. Inequality, Education, and Corruption -- PART V INTERNATIONAL POLICIES AND GLOBAL STRATEGIES -- 21. Foreign Aid and Quality of Government
22. Corruption, Elites, and Power: An Overview of International Policy Efforts to Improve the Quality of Government -- 23. International Efforts to Combat Corruption -- 24. Controlling Corruption: Institutional Strategies -- PART VI DIVERSITY, SOCIAL COHESION, AND WELL-BEING -- 25. Quality of Government and Social Trust -- 26. Gender, Gender Equality, and Corruption: A Review of Theory and Evidence -- 27. Bringing Politics Back In: Ethnic Fractionalization, Quality of Government, and Public Goods Provision Revisited -- 28. Happiness and the Quality of Government
29. Governance Beyond the State: Social Institutions and Service Delivery -- PART VII STATE STRUCTURE AND POLICY -- 30. Bureaucracy and Government Quality -- 31. Pockets of Effectiveness and Islands of Integrity: Variation in Quality of Government within Central State Administrations -- 32. Improving Governance in Tightly Controlled Societies: The Importance of Transformational Leadership -- 33. Taxation and the Quality of Government -- 34. Quality of Government and Welfare State Support -- PART viii STATE-BUILDING AND BREAKDOWN
35. The Challenge of State-Building in Historical Perspective: How States Are Built Critically Affects Political Development and Quality of Government.
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