Good governance practices by local administration in Jordan and USA

Yaghi, A. (2008). Good governance practices by local administration in Jordan and USA. International Journal of Rural Management, 4(1-2), 47-65. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/097300520900400203 Abstract Practicing good governance is a way of strengthening democracy. Good governance from citizens’ perspective means to receive quality public services by democratic means. The aim of this article is to explore how citizens evaluate the performance of local administration in providing them with basic services, and whether Jordanians and Americans perceive good governance practices differently. […]

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Contacting the Government among College Students

Yaghi, A. (2009). Contacting the Government among College Students. Journal of Political Science Education, 5(2), 154-172. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15512160902816280   Abstract The literature on political participation indicates that initiating contacts with the government is a vital form of civic engagement. Using this criterion to define participation, some researchers claim that students in general are apathetic about government and have poor efficacy about public affairs. The present study examines this assumption by exploring 18 factors that may influence college-student-initiated contact […]

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