Master thesis political science thesis supervisor : dr jp vollaard second reader : prof dr rb andeweg date : 10-‐6-‐2014 word count : 16474 words accountability and opposition parties in dutch municipal councils abstract: the democratic legitimacy of dutch municipalities has been under stress decreasing. The deprofessionalisation thesis, accountability and professional character chris clark, university of edinburgh, school of social and political studies it is said that the deprofessionalisation of social work and other welfare occupations reduces workers' professional discretion and autonomy, and thus their capacity to act. The dynamics of accountability in public sector reforms by dipl-verw wiss bastian jantz a dissertation submitted to the faculty of economic and social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of dr rer pol the university of potsdam submitted to prof dr werner jann chair for. Empirical studies on transparency, accountability, and open-mindedness phd thesis, universität zu köln we ask whether technical progress in information communication technology (ict) can increase political accountability via a 'fire-alarm mechanism': despite ordinary citizens' cognitive and. It is said that the deprofessionalisation of social work and other welfare occupations reduces workers' professional discretion and autonomy, and thus their capacity to act in the best interests of their client without necessarily regarding the deprofessionalisation thesis as conclusive, this paper will ask how the state's control. The impact of accountability and accountability management on performance at the street level kwangseon hwang dissertation submitted to the faculty of the virginia polytechnic institute and state university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in.
The focus of much literature is on the theoretical or political determination of a business with the concept of accountability as a mechanism to demonstrate moral obligation yet, there are few in-depth studies illustrating the issues in designing, implementing, and using social accounting in practice the thesis is set within a. Abstract government accountability is one of the key issues often raised in debates about governance in young democracies such as south africa comparing two provincial governments in south africa as case studies, this thesis explores accountability between provincial government and its various stakeholders. This thesis challenges the idea that accountability is a unitary concept that can be defined by others and delegated in this way the subjective nature of human understanding suggests theoretical grounds for the existence of different conceptions of accountability among different individuals for a given outcome in. Political accountability and responsibility in the government - an exploratory look into accountability and responsibility in the legislative branch - cory contini - essay - organisation and administration - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.
This thesis primarily seeks to explore the concept of accountability in a developing country context and how it is understood and practised within the nigerian oil industry more specifically, it seeks to understand the extent to which oil mncs in nigeria discharge accountability in the context of gas flaring and. The findings provide an overview of performance measurement and accountability practices in a local government context specifically, this thesis provides important evidence regarding factors influencing the development and use of performance indicators, as well as factors hindering the implementation of performance.
University of wollongong thesis collections 2014 understanding the practice of accountability reporting: a case of indonesian local government muhammad hudaya university of wollongong research online is the open access institutional repository for the university of wollongong for further information contact the. Dissertations, theses and capstone projects by an authorized administrator of [email protected] state university for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation okekeocha, chinelo, a case study of corruption and public accountability in nigeria (2013).
Abstract the objectives of the thesis are: (1) to contribute to the literature on the issue of accountability in public sector organisations in a developing country and (2) to explore the relationship between accountability theory and accountability aspects implemented and reflected in a developing country there are three. An evaluation of oversight and accountability by the fourth parliament of the republic of south africa by luvuyo mbete thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree master in public administration in the faculty of economic and management sciences at stellenbosch university supervisor:.
Defining terms: civil society and community 6 14 accountability and third sector organisations 8 15 action research approach taken in this thesis 9 16 approach to development of social accounting at jsp 11 161 'good' social accounts 12 162 social accounts embedding communitarian third sector accountability. The london school of economics and political science the improbability of accountability of ongovernmental organisations to their intended beneficiaries: the case of actionaid sinead brenda walsh a thesis submitted to the department of social policy of the london school of economics for the degree of doctor of.