Category: Politics, Public Policy, Law and Criminology


State Responsibility toward the Embodiment of Education Rights Protection of Disabled Community

The State has a responsibility to guarantee its citizen rights, and what means by these rights are the fulfillment of basic human rights, as one of the important things is the fulfillment of education rights. The fulfillment of this right should be able to be accessed by all types of society members. International regulation has


The Power and Importance of the State after the Global Economic Crisis in Relation to the Concept of Neo-Weberian State

As a result of the economic crisis started in 2007-2008 the public began to look longingly in the direction of the state. Pushed aside by the dominant model of the New Public Management and the critique of bureaucratic administration, it suddenly became a lifeline for failing banks and other financial institutions. The society and the


Out of Debt-Driven Economic Growth

My study shows the burden handling mechanisms of economic crises. The cases in this paper are focused on Korea and Japan at the domestic level. The both countries chose different politic decisions and brought unexpected outcomes through the economic crises. According to macro-economic, economic actors at the domestic level are government, business, and household. It


De-Polarization in Delivering Public Services? Impacts of the Minimum Service Standards (MSS) to the Quality of Health Services in Indonesia

Some scholars argue that the decentralization policy tends to create polarization, an increase inequality/disparity among districts. To deal with this problem, Minimum Service Standards (MSS) was introduced as key strategy in decentralizing Indonesia. In this research, we are trying to answer whether the introduction of MSS cause polarization or de-polarization in the quality of services


The Party’s Command: Explaining the Near Absence of Military Coups in Communist Countries

Why are military coups almost nonexistent in communist countries, despite the fact that democratic, and authoritarian regimes in the developing world have repeatedly demonstrated serious vulnerability to such way of seizing power? Although there is an abundance of scholarly works that concentrated on explaining the nature of military coups, none have delivered a comprehensive analysis


Misapplication of Power and the Death Penalty in Georgia: There is No Power Greater Than That Over Life and Death

The death penalty is a lottery, in which fairness loses and power wins. Under consideration are the supremacy of the parole board, political and media influence on legal decisions and the uneven application of the law on those condemned. Included are consequences of long imprisonment before the death sentence is effectuated and the execution of


Developing Social Media Policy for Public Agencies in Egypt

The use of social media tools in Egyptian government, while still relatively new, is gaining acceptance at all levels of government which is widely reflected in the number of social media pages for Egyptian ministries. By logging on Facebook or Twitter you can follow most of Egyptian ministries updated releases and news. Yet, the Egyptian


Discretion in Public Policy in Indonesia

In the perspective of governance, any agency or government officials in carrying out its responsibilities shall implement the general principles of good governance Among the general principles of good governance is the most basic prohibition of abuse of authority and the prohibition act arbitrarily. While on the other hand, the regulations also authorize the government