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Good Governance: Concept and Context

Henk Addink


The pivotal aim of this book is to explain the creation, development, and impact of good governance from a conceptual, principal perspective and in the context of national administrative law. Three lines of reasoning have been worked out: developing the concept of good governance; specification of this concept by developing principles of good governance; and implementation of these principles of good governance on the national level. In this phase of further development of good governance, it is important to have a clear concept of good governance, presented in this book as the third cornersto ... More

Keywords: good governance, good administration, legal concept and principles, properness, transparency, participation, effectiveness, accountability, human rights, integrity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198841159
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198841159.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henk Addink, author
Professor of Law, Economics, and Governance, Utrecht University School of Law