Exploring Situation of Accountability Relationship of Councilors in Multiparty Politics

Bujiku, Robert Renatus and Mpawenimana, Abdallah Saidi and Neilson Ilan, Anak Mersat and Arnold, Puyok (2019) Exploring Situation of Accountability Relationship of Councilors in Multiparty Politics. International Journal of Academic Research Business and Social Sciences, 9 (5). pp. 138-153. ISSN 2222-6990

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Abstract

This research paper explored the situation and challenges facing politically elected Councilors from different political parties on how to implementing accountability in multiparty politics. Accountability relationship plays an important role in understanding behavior and attitude of the local actors from different political institutional background, and experience towards implementation of accountability practices. Qualitative methods and approaches were utilized in data collection and analysis. The study adopted a case study approach where four (3) municipalities of Kinondoni, Temeke, and Ilala of the Dar es Salaam city council in Tanzania were involved in the study. The overall sample of 44 respondents involved in the study through in-depth interviews. Documentary review was considered necessary, where different documents complementarily to the study were rationally reviewed. The results of this research paper revealed that there was a poor relationship that resulted into accountability disagreement practice in most of political governance matters due to patronage politics and policy preferences. This research paper recommends reforms on accountability framework in Dar es Salaam municipalities.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Councilors, Accountability, Multiparty politics, Relationship, Patronage Politics, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2019 02:24
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2020 07:04
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/26246

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