The SAGE Handbook of Governance

Editor/Author Bevir, Mark
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-84787-577-8
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 38
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The SAGE Handbook of Governance presents an authoritative and innovative overview of this fascinating field, with particular emphasis on the significant new and emerging concepts and theoretical issues.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • List of Contributors
  • 1 Governance as Theory, Practice, and Dilemma - Mark Bevir
  • Section I Theories of Governance
  • 2 Policy Network Theory - Henrik Enroth
  • 3 Rational Choice Theory - Keith Dowding
  • 4 Interpretive Theory - Mark Bevir
  • 5 Organization Theory - Robert K. Christensen and Mary Tschirhart
  • 6 Institutional Theory - B. Guy Peters
  • 7 Systems Theory - Anders Esmark
  • 8 Metagovernance - Bob Jessop
  • 9 State-Society Relations - Jefferey M. Sellers
  • 10 Policy Instruments and Governance - Patrick Le Galès
  • 11 Development Theory - Phyllis R. Pomerantz
  • 12 Measuring Governance - Pippa Norris
  • Section II Practices of Governance
  • 13 The Stateless State - Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes
  • 14 The Persistence of Hierarchy - Laurence E. Lynn, Jr
  • 15 Contracting Out - Steven Cohen and William Eimicke
  • 16 Public Management - Carolyn J. Heinrich
  • 17 Budgeting and Finance - Anthony B.L. Cheung
  • 18 Partnerships - Gunnar Folke Schuppert
  • 19 Multijurisdictional Regulation - Andy Smith
  • 20 Local Governance - Bas Denters
  • 21 Non-governmental Organizations - M. Shamsul Haque
  • 22 Transgovernmental Networks - Anne-Marie Slaughter and Thomas N. Hale
  • 23 Global Governance - Mark Bevir and Ian Hall
  • Section III Dilemmas of Governance
  • 24 Legitimacy - Mark Considine and Kamran Ali Afzal
  • 25 Collaborative Governance - Lisa Blomgren Bingham
  • 26 Participation - Peter McLaverty
  • 27 Leadership - Janet V. Denhardt and Robert B. Denhardt
  • 28 Network Management - Michael McGuire
  • 29 Social Inclusion - Petri Koikkalainen
  • 30 Capacity Building - Hok Bun Ku and Angelina W.K. Yuen-Tsang
  • 31 Decentralization - Fumihiko Saito
  • 32 Governing the Commons - Wai Fung Lam
  • 33 Regulation - Marian Döhler
  • 34 Sustainable Development - James Meadowcroft