Building Trust in Government: Innovations in Governance Reform in Asia
Editor Cheema, G. Shabbir
Title Building Trust in Government: Innovations in Governance Reform in Asia Publication Date 2010 Place of Publication Tokyo Publisher UNU Press Pages 260 pages Language eng Abstract
The ability of governments and the global community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, ensure security, and promote adherence to basic standards of human rights depends on people's trust in their government. This book seeks to answer many of the questions raised in reference to means of strengthening trust in government within the Asia Pacific region. Through analyses of trends within North-East Asia, South-East Asia, South Asia and the Pacific Islands and specific innovations and reforms at the country level, it provides various perspectives on the causes of the decline in trust, countries and institutions that have managed to maintain higher degrees of confidence, and governance innovations and practices that have played an important role in strengthening trust once it has faltered.
Copyright Holder UNU Copyright Year 2010 Copyright type Creative commons ISBN 9789280811896
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