The Oxford Handbook of Governance by David Levi-faurThe Oxford Handbook of Governance by David Levi-faur

The Oxford Handbook of Governance

EditorDavid Levi-faur

Paperback | April 27, 2014

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The Oxford Handbook of Governance presents an authoritative and accessible state-of-the-art analysis of the social science literature on governance. The volume presents the core concepts and knowledge that have evolved in the study of governance in different levels and arenas of politics andpolicymaking. In doing so it establishes itself as the essential point of reference for all those studying politics, society, and economics from a governance perspective. The volume comprises fifty-two chapters from leaders in the field. The chapters are organized in nine sections dealing with topics that include governance as the reform of the state, democratic governance, European governance, and global governance.
David Levi-Faur is a founding editor of the journal Regulation and Governance. He is based at the Department of Political Science and the Federmann School of Public Policy and Government at the Hebrew University. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe "The Transformative Power of Europe" the Free University of Be...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of GovernanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:832 pagesPublished:April 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199677069

ISBN - 13:9780199677061


Table of Contents

John Braithwaite: ForwardPART I: Introduction1. David Levi-Faur: From "Big Government" to "Big Governance?"2. B. Guy Peters: Governance as a Political Theory3. Rod Rhodes: Waves of Governance4. Laurence Lynn: The Many Faces of Governance: Adaptation? Transformation? Both? Neither?5. Orly Lobel: New Governance as Regulatory Governance6. Peer Zumbansen: Governance: An Interdisciplinary PerspectivePART II: Theoretical Lenses7. Jacob Torfing: Governance Networks8. B. Guy Peters: Information and Governing: Cybernetic Models of Governance9. Volker Schneider: Governance and Complexity10. Bo Rothstein: Good Governance11. Fabrizio Gilardi and Claudio Radaelli: Governance and Learning12. Charles Sabel and Jonathan Zeitlin: Experimentalist Governance,PART III: Governance and Reform of the State13. Jon Pierre: Governance and Institutional Flexibility14. Erik Hans Klijn: New Public Management and Governance: a Comparison15. Eva Sorensen: Governance and Innovation in the Public Sector16. Niamh Hardiman: Governance and State Structures17. Amos Zehavi: New governance and policy instruments: Are Governments Going 'Soft'?18. Tom Christensen and Per Laegreid: Governance and Administrative Reforms19. Matthew Flinders: Governance and Patronage20. Felicity Matthews: Governance and State Capacity21. Erik Hans Klijn, Arwin van Buuren, and Jurian Edelenbos: The Impact of GovernancePART IV: Actors, Strategies and Governance Styles22. Jeremy Richardson: New Governance or Old Governance? A Policy Style Perspective23. Todd Beer,Tim Bartley, and Wade T. Roberts: NGOs: Between Advocacy, Service Provision and Regulation24. Diane Stone: Actors of KnowledgePART V: Economic Governance25. Frans Van Waarden: The Governance of Markets: On Generating Trust in Transactions26. Graham Wilson: Governance after the Crisis27. Dieter Plehwe: Modes of Economic Governance: The Dynamics of Governance at the National and Firm Level28. Ellen E. Meade: The Governance of Central BanksPART VI: Governance of Risks29. Elizabeth Fisher: Risk and Governance30. Susana Borras: Governance of Science and Technology31. Thomas Bernauer and Lena Schaffer: The Governance of Global Climate ChangePART VII: Democratic Governance32. Frank Fischer: Participatory Governance: From Theory to Practice33. Amit Ron: Modes of Democratic Governance34. Susan Phillips: The New Citizenship and Governance: Alternative Intersections35. Chris Ansell: Collaborative Governance36. Yannis Papadopoulos: The Democratic Quality of Collaborative Governance37. Yael Yishai: Participatory Governance in Public Health: Choice, but no Voice38. Cynthia Estlund: A Return to Governance in the Law of the Workplace39. Colin Provost: Governance and Voluntary Regulation40. Eran Fisher: E-Governance and E-Democracy: Questioning Technology-centered Categories41. William Dutton: The Fifth Estate: A New Governance Challenge42. Abraham L. Newman: The Governance of PrivacyPART VIII: European Governance43. Tanja A. Borzel: The European Union - A Unique Governance Mix?44. Ian Bache: Multi Level Governance in the European Union45. Adrienne Heritier and Catherine Moury: Institutional Change in European Governance: The Commission's Implementing Powers and the European Parliament, European University Institute46. Frank Schimmelfennig: EU External Governance and Europeanization Beyond the EUPART IX: Global Governance47. William W. Coleman: Governance and Global Policy48. Arie Kacowicz: Governance, International Order, and World Order49. Thomas Risse: Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood50. Alexandria Jayne Innes and Brent J. Steele: Governmentality in Global Governance51. Michael Zurn: Global Governance as Multi Governance52. Kerstin Sahlin and Djelic Marie-Laure: The Challenges of Transnational Economic Governance

Editorial Reviews

"Governance is now the cutting edge focus of research in political science. This splendid collection of new essays by prominent scholars summarize the existing literature and advance fruitful lines of inquiry into governance at and between scales of political activity." --Peter M. Haas, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst