The Future of Governing
University Press of Kansas, 2001 - 260 pages
Global politics have been transformed by revolution and reformation in the last two decades. As political systems crashed or teetered precariously and entire governments and national boundaries dissolved, even the relatively stable industrialized democracies have been forced to reorganize their governments in the face of the increasing discontent of their citizens. Peters provides a concise and insightful guide to the fundamental ideas underlying these reform movements and their future impact on governance.
This revised edition includes three new chapters that add valuable analysis and perspective to current debates surrounding the political and administrative change in less-developed countries, the deficiencies of public administration theory, and the ways in which reform begets further reform and creates a belief in the desirability of continuous reform.
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Except for true elitists , participation is a value that can be embraced by the entire ideological spectrum within a political democracy .
At the extreme , corporatist systems might constrain participation to a very few selected interest groups , thus obviating the real meaning of public ...
An even more fundamental option for creating additional participation in these systems may be to establish some rather basic conceptions of democracy rather ...
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