You are here
Home > Government

Lily L. Tsai's Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public PDF

By Lily L. Tsai

ISBN-10: 0521692806

ISBN-13: 9780521692809

ISBN-10: 0521871972

ISBN-13: 9780521871976

Examines the basic factor of the way electorate get executive officers to supply them with the roads, colleges, and different public companies they wish by means of learning groups in rural China. In authoritarian and transitional platforms, formal associations for containing govt officers in charge are frequently vulnerable. The nation usually lacks adequate assets to watch its officers heavily, and voters are constrained of their strength to choose officers they suspect will practice good and to take away them after they don't. the reply, Lily L. Tsai discovered, lies in a community's social associations. even if formal democratic and bureaucratic associations of responsibility are vulnerable, executive officers can nonetheless be topic to casual principles and norms created through group solidary teams that experience earned excessive ethical status within the community.

Show description

Read or Download Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) PDF

Best government books

The Mayors: The Chicago Political Tradition, fourth edition by Paul M. Green,Melvin G. Holli PDF

 Originally published in 1987, The Mayors: The Chicago Political culture accumulated a few of the best minds in political suggestion to supply smart research of Chicago’s mayors and their administrations. Twenty-five years later, this fourth variation maintains to light up the careers of a few of Chicago’s Most worthy, forceful, or even infamous mayors, leaders whose lives have been usually as brilliant and eclectic because the urban they served.

Download PDF by Tom Long: Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and

Latin the USA Confronts the USA deals a brand new standpoint on US-Latin the US kin. Drawing on learn in six nations, the ebook examines how Latin American leaders may be able to conquer energy asymmetries to steer US overseas coverage. The booklet presents in-depth explorations of key moments in post-World struggle II inter-American relatives - overseas financial coverage earlier than the Alliance for growth, the negotiation of the Panama Canal Treaties, the growth of alternate via NAFTA, and the expansion of counternarcotics in Plan Colombia.

The Burghs and Parliament in Scotland, c. 1550–1651 by Alan R. MacDonald PDF

Present stories of early glossy Scotland are inclined to concentrate on the crown, the the Aristocracy and the church. but, from the 16th century, a distinct nationwide consultant meeting of the cities, the conference of Burghs, presents an perception into the actions of one other key team in society. assembly at least one time a yr, the conference consisted of representatives from each parliamentary burgh, and was once chargeable for apportioning taxation, settling disputes among contributors, regulating weights and measures, negotiating with the crown on problems with hindrance to the service provider group.

Get Historical Sketch of the Cherokee PDF

While James Mooney lived with and studied the Cherokee among 1887 and 1900, they have been the biggest and most vital Indian tribe within the usa. His dispassionate account in their historical past from the time in their fi rst touch with whites until eventually the top of the 19th century is greater than a chain of battles gained and misplaced, treaties signed and damaged, cities destroyed and other people massacred.

Additional info for Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)

Example text

Download PDF sample

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

by Kevin

Rated 4.50 of 5 – based on 11 votes