Quality of governance: Values and violations

Hester Paanakker, Adam Masters*, Leo Huberts

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In the first chapter, the editors introduce the content and the relevance of this book to the quality of governance and why and how public values matter. Central concepts are defined, the meaning and phases of governance are addressed, including an introduction of the significant public values stemming from the literature. These values are dealt with in relation to good and bad governance in the chapters of the book: democratic legitimacy, accountability, transparency, integrity, lawfulness, effectiveness, professionalism, and robustness.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuality of Governance
Subtitle of host publicationValues and Violations
EditorsHester Paanakker, Adam Masters, Leo Huberts
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9783030215224
ISBN (Print)9783030215217, 9783030215248
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Governance
  • Public values
  • Quality of governance

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