Governance Theory: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byVasudha Chhotray, 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 and aims to provide a wider vision of the area, examining three critical areas of practice: environmental, corporate and participatory governance.

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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 and aims to provide a wider vision of the area, examining three critical areas of practice: environmental, corporate and participatory gover...

GERRY STOKER is Professor of Politics and Governance at the University of Southampton, UK. He has authored or edited over 20 books and published over 70 refereed articles or chapters in books. His book "Why Politics Matters" won the 2006 political book of the year award from the Political Studies Association of the UK.VASUDHA CHHOTRAY...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.82 × 5.64 × 0.87 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230546765

ISBN - 13:9780230546769

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Table of 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