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Reciprocal accountability: assessing the accountability environment in Australian aboriginal affairs policy

Sullivan, Patrick


Purpose - This paper attempts to replace the understanding of public sector accountability as a linear and hierarchical process with one in which accountability occurs within a network of social relationships. It associates the former approach with the introduction of New Public Management principles in Australian public administration. It investigates the effect of this on the ability of Australia's indigenous people both to access democratic accountability as citizens, and to develop their...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Public Sector Management
DOI: 10.1108/09513550910922405


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