Encyclopedia of Governance

Mark Bevir,

Encyclopedia of Governance

Encyclopedia of Governance

Key Features:  
  • Presents a determinedly global scope through approximately 550 entries written by international contributors that explicitly address global, regional, and transnational topics; cover theories and concepts that are debated globally; highlight similarities and differences around the world; and offer examples from diverse regions and countries
  • Examines the changes in the state associated with the transfer of powers, rights, and functions to organizations within civil society as well as the rise of new types of regional and international linkages and problems
  • Explores how the state has become both increasingly dependent on organizations in civil society and increasingly constrained by international linkages
  • Avoids the jargon that characterizes most writing in the field and translates this language into a more familiar and commonsense vocabulary so as to make it intelligible to a wider audience
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of topics including policy analysis, public sector management, sociological theory, economic governance, democratic theory, security, and global governance

Encyclopedia of Governance

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