Governance, accoutability and responsiveness

Vol. 22 No. 1 (2002)

Jan-Mar / 2002
Published January 1, 2002
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How to Cite

Azevedo, Sérgio de, and Fátima Anastasia. 2002. “Governance, Accoutability and Responsiveness”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 22 (1):82-100.

Governance, accoutability and responsiveness

Sérgio de Azevedo
Pontifícia Universidade Católica/PUC, Minas Gerais.
Fátima Anastasia
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais/UFMG.
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 22 No. 1 (2002), Jan-Mar / 2002, Pages 82-100


In order to analyze the institutionalization of alternative channels of participation in public policy making in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the paper starts from the assumption that the relationship between accountability and responsiveness in the so called “new democracies” basically depends on the institutional design adopted and on its adequacy to the prevailing societal conditions.

JEL Classification: H1.

Keywords: Governance accountability responsiveness