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Decentred theory, change and network governance


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Rhodes, R A W and Bevir, M (2007) Decentred theory, change and network governance. In: Democratic Theories of Network Governance. Palgrave-Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke. ISBN 3531157256

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Governance is often defined as self-organizing, inter-organizational networks. Of course, people define governance in all kinds of ways. Nonetheless, social scientists typically appeal to inexorable, impersonal forces such as the functional differentiation of the modern state or the marketization of the public sector to explain the shift from hierarchy to markets to network governance.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Palgrave-Macmillan
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2008 06:00
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:48
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