Sanctions, benefits, and rights : three faces of accountability

Abstract: Participation in local government is enhanced when citizens can reply affirmatively to these questions: (1) can they vote effectively to punish officials and parties? (2) can they generate response to their collective needs? and (3) are they ensured of fair treatment from local public agencies?

Author(s): Grindle, Merilee S.

Source(s): , Faculty research working paper series; RWP10-026 24 p., ill., graphs, tabs Faculty research working paper series RWP10-026

Published: 2010 Harvard Kennedy school (HKS), [Cambridge, MA] (English



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