TOWARDS GOOD GOVERNANCE ISSUES FROM SOUTH ASIAN PERSPECTIVE: AN EXPLORATORY ASSESSMENT

  • Jannatul Ferdous Comilla University
Keywords: Governance, Good Governance, Poor Governance, Indicators, South Asia

Abstract

Governance is widespread and it seems to be an all-encompassing notion that shelters a diversity of extents. However, evaluating governance is a significant exercise because a state‟s image is influenced by its situation in world rankings, which plays a significant role in a diverse range of choices by the international community. Good governance usually denotes a list of estimable features of how government has to be worked out. “Good” governance includes many factors, such as operative, honest, impartial, transparent and responsible. The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI), Human Development index, Corruption Perception index and the global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) are helpful in understanding governance. Consequently, this paper aims to describe governance through its indicators and the performance of good governance in South Asia. The governance indicators that are used in this paper also indicate the presence of poor governance in South Asia. This paper hopes to inspire states to progress their performance and implement philosophies and practices of freedom and citizen involvement in public affairs.

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Published
2020-10-30
How to Cite
Ferdous, J. (2020). TOWARDS GOOD GOVERNANCE ISSUES FROM SOUTH ASIAN PERSPECTIVE: AN EXPLORATORY ASSESSMENT. Social Science Asia, 6(4), 38-51. Retrieved from https://socialscienceasia.nrct.go.th/index.php/SSAsia/article/view/218
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Research Article