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‘Good governance’: the itinerary of an idea

By Thandika Mkandawire


The concept of good governance originated among African scholars in relation to state-society relations in Africa, expressing the concern that these be developmental, democratic, and socially inclusive. The term has since been taken up by the international development business - in particular the World Bank - and used by them as a new label for aid conditionality, in particular structural adjustment in all its various manifestation

Topics: DT Africa, JQ Political institutions Asia
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Year: 2007
DOI identifier: 10.1080/09614520701469997
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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