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Self-restraining state power and accountability in new democracies

Contributor(s): Schedler, Andreas, 1964- | Diamond, Larry | Plattner, Marc F, 1945-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Lynne Rienner Publishers 1999Description: x,395 p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781555877743.Subject(s): Political corruption -- Prevention | Responsibility | Separation of powers | DemocracyDDC classification: 352.35
Contents:
Introduction / Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner and Andreas Schedler -- Conceptual and Normative Issues. Conceptualizing Accountability / Andreas Schedler. Horizontal Accountability in New Democracies / Guillermo O'Donnell. Comments on O'Donnell: Democracy and Constitutionalism / Richard L. Sklar. Comments on O'Donnell: The Limits of Horizontal Accountability / Philippe C. Schmitter. Comments on O'Donnell: Traditions of Accountability / Marc F. Plattner. Comments on O'Donnell: A Response to My Commentators / Guillermo O'Donnell -- Electoral Administration. A Brief History of Electoral Commissions / Robert A. Pastor. Off the Streets and into the Courtrooms: Resolving Postelectoral Conflicts in Mexico / Todd A. Eisenstadt. Institutionalizing Credible Elections in Ghana / E. Gyimah-Boadi. The Third Dimension of Accountability: The International Community in National Elections / Robert A. Pastor -- Judicial Systems.
A Brief History of Judicial Review / Herman Schwartz. Judicial Independence and Judicial Reform in Latin America / Pilar Domingo. Building Judicial Independence in Common Law Africa / Jennifer Widner. Surprising Success: The New Eastern European Constitutional Courts / Herman Schwartz -- Corruption Control. A Brief History of Anticorruption Agencies / Michael Johnston. Corruption, Democracy, and Reform in Benin / John R. Heilbrunn. Combating Corruption in South Korea and Thailand / Jon S. T. Quah. The Global Coalition Against Corruption: Evaluating Transparency International / Fredrik Galtung and Jeremy Pope -- Central Banks. A Brief History of Central Bank Independence in Developing Countries / Sylvia Maxfield. Misguided Autonomy: Central Bank Independence in the Russian Transition / Juliet Johnson.
Learning from Failure: The International Financial Institutions as Agencies of Restraint in Africa / Paul Collier -- Conclusion. Restraining the State: Conflicts and Agents of Accountability / Andreas Schedler.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-379) and index.

1. Introduction / Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner and Andreas Schedler -- Pt. 1. Conceptual and Normative Issues. 2. Conceptualizing Accountability / Andreas Schedler. 3. Horizontal Accountability in New Democracies / Guillermo O'Donnell. 4. Comments on O'Donnell: Democracy and Constitutionalism / Richard L. Sklar. Comments on O'Donnell: The Limits of Horizontal Accountability / Philippe C. Schmitter. Comments on O'Donnell: Traditions of Accountability / Marc F. Plattner. Comments on O'Donnell: A Response to My Commentators / Guillermo O'Donnell -- Pt. 2. Electoral Administration. 5. A Brief History of Electoral Commissions / Robert A. Pastor. 6. Off the Streets and into the Courtrooms: Resolving Postelectoral Conflicts in Mexico / Todd A. Eisenstadt. 7. Institutionalizing Credible Elections in Ghana / E. Gyimah-Boadi. 8. The Third Dimension of Accountability: The International Community in National Elections / Robert A. Pastor -- Pt. 3. Judicial Systems.

9. A Brief History of Judicial Review / Herman Schwartz. 10. Judicial Independence and Judicial Reform in Latin America / Pilar Domingo. 11. Building Judicial Independence in Common Law Africa / Jennifer Widner. 12. Surprising Success: The New Eastern European Constitutional Courts / Herman Schwartz -- Pt. 4. Corruption Control. 13. A Brief History of Anticorruption Agencies / Michael Johnston. 14. Corruption, Democracy, and Reform in Benin / John R. Heilbrunn. 15. Combating Corruption in South Korea and Thailand / Jon S. T. Quah. 16. The Global Coalition Against Corruption: Evaluating Transparency International / Fredrik Galtung and Jeremy Pope -- Pt. 5. Central Banks. 17. A Brief History of Central Bank Independence in Developing Countries / Sylvia Maxfield. 18. Misguided Autonomy: Central Bank Independence in the Russian Transition / Juliet Johnson.

19. Learning from Failure: The International Financial Institutions as Agencies of Restraint in Africa / Paul Collier -- Pt. 6. Conclusion. 20. Restraining the State: Conflicts and Agents of Accountability / Andreas Schedler.

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