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Author Behn, Robert D.

Title Rethinking democratic accountability / Robert D. Behn
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2001]


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Description viii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents What do we mean by accountability, anyway? -- Performance and the new public management -- The traditional, public-administration paradigm of accountability -- The questions of democratic accountability -- Discretion and trust -- Retrospective accountability for performance -- A new compact of mutual, collective responsibility -- The cooperation challenge -- Fostering cooperation with conventions and norms -- Evolving a charter agency -- 360-degree accountability for performance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Administrative responsibility -- United States.
Administrative agencies -- United States -- Management.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Discipline.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Rating of.
LC no. 00011826
ISBN 0815708629 cloth
0815708610 paperback