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Governance theory and practice : a cross-disciplinary approach

Author: Vasudha Chhotray; Gerry Stoker
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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"The growing interest in governance is precisely because established institutional forms of governance appear under challenge and new forms appear to be emerging. This reality is compelling new ways of thinking about collective decision-making at a range of levels. This book explores three critical areas of practice: environmental, corporate and participatory governance. Knowledge of these extensive intellectual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chhotray, Vasudha, 1975-
Governance theory and practice.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2008024574
(OCoLC)181600983
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vasudha Chhotray; Gerry Stoker
ISBN: 9780230583344 0230583342
OCLC Number: 435911955
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 296 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : exploring governance --
Governance in public administration and political science --
Governance and the new institutional economics --
International relations --
Governance in development studies --
Governance in socio legal studies --
Corporate governance / with Damian Tobin --
Participatory governance --
Environmental governance --
Governance : from theory to practice.
Responsibility: Vasudha Chhotray and Gerry Stoker.
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Confusion about governance abounds. Many lack appreciation of how different traditions of thought in the social sciences contribute to our understanding. This book tackles these weaknesses head on  Read more...

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