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Accountability Deficits

Mulgan, Richard


The notion of an accountability deficit is particularly associated with the absence of political control by democratically elected political representatives (where it is linked with a democracy deficit). The main sites for such a deficit are international relations, decoupling of responsibility for public services, and networked governance. Analysis of the deficit has prompted emphasis on alternative accountability mechanics as well as alternative definitions of �accountability� itself. To be...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199641253.013.0010


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