By: Jennifer Bussell
New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012
Seller ID: 101465
Why do some governments improve public services more effectively than others? Through the investigation of a new era of administrative reform in which digital technologies may be used to facilitate citizens' access to the state Jennifer Bussell's analysis provides unanticipated insights into this fundamental question. In contrast to factors such as economic development or electoral competition this study highlights the importance of access to rents which can dramatically shape the opportunities and threats of reform to political elites. Drawing on a sub-national analysis of twenty Indian state... View More...