A Case Study Approach
By (author) Steven G. Koven
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Responsible Governance by Steven G. Koven
Book DescriptionThis book is designed to show readers how ethics can constrain improper behavior. To demonstrate the relationship of ethics to good government, the author presents high profile case studies that were selected for their notoriety and their ability to connect the reader to fundamental ethical questions. Themes of public interest, natural law, and rule of law provide a framework for the case studies, which include torture (Abu Ghraib), impeachment (Clinton), competence (FEMA), electoral violation (DeLay), and historical corruption (machine politics). The chapters discuss concepts that help to define responsible behavior in terms of behavior in elections, honesty and competence, and international law.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765620590
(246mm x 189mm x 18mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steven G. Koven
Responsible Governance, Paperback (July 2008)
Shows readers how ethics can constrain improper behavior. To demonstrate the relationship of ethics to good government, this book presents high profile case studies that were selected for their notoriety and their ability to connect the reader to fundamental ethical questions.
Public Budgeting in the United States, Paperback (September 1999)» View all books by Steven G. Koven
Budgeting has long been considered a rational process using neutral tools of financial management, but this outlook fails to consider the outside influences on leaders' behavior. This title shows that political culture and ideological orientations are at least as important as financial tools in shaping budgets.
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