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Core reading


This section provides a list of (mostly) open access materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.

  • Fukuyama, Francis (2013). What is Governance? Governance, vol. 26, issue 3 (July), pp. 347-368.
  • Grindle, Merilee S. (2007). Good enough governance revisited. Development Policy Review, vol. 25, issue 05 (September), pp. 553-574.
  • Grindle, Merilee S. (2017). Good Governance, R.I.P.: A Critique and an Alternative. Governance, vol. 30, issue 01 (January), pp. 17-22.
  • Holmberg, Sören, and Bo Rothstein (2012). Good Government. The Relevance of Political Science. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Johnston, Michael (2002). Good Governance: Rule of Law, Transparency, and Accountability.
  • Kaufmann, Daniel, Aart Kraay, and Pablo Zoido-Lobatón (1999). Aggregating Governance Indicators. Policy Research Working Paper. Washington, DC: The World Bank Development Research Group.
  • Olken, Benjamin A., and Rohini Pande (2012). Corruption in Developing Countries, Annual Review of Economics, vol. 4 (April), pp. 479-509.
  • Rose, Richard, and Caryn Peiffer (2019). Bad Governance and Corruption. Political Corruption and Governance Book Series. Springer Nature.
  • Rose-Ackerman, Susan (2016). What Does "Governance" Mean? Governance, vol. 30, issue 01 (May), pp. 23-27.
  • United Nations (2009). What is Good Governance? United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
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