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The Construction of Democratic Local Governance and The Local Government

  • Korean Society and Public Administration
  • Abbr : KSPA
  • 2005, 16(3), pp.1-28
  • Publisher : Seoul Association For Public Administration
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Administration

Shin hee young 1

1경주대학교

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ABSTRACT

In normative approach, this study explores the strategic role of local government to construct democratic local governance in historical contexts in which local government restructuring is forced by globalization. We need to construct local governance that encourage multi centered governmental authorities in local levels. Democratic local governance can contribute to accumulate social capital. Local Government should play the strategic role of constructing democratic local governance which responds appropriately the pressure of globalization. The roles are following; the first, institutionalization of direct democracy in local governing: the second, institutionalization and practices of deliberative democracy in local politics: the third, improvement of policy culture quality: political leadership of local political elites in constructing policy networks and coordinating policy networks.

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