IMPORTANT MESSAGE: We are relocating warehouses on Tuesday, 4th April. Our last orders will be dispatched on Monday, 3rd April and we will resume dispatch on Thursday, 6th April. Back-Orders and Express Orders may be delayed if ordered during this period. If you are unsure regarding your order, please send us an email on: contact@zookal.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible

Rethinking Governance: The Centrality of the State in Modern Society

Free Shipping over $50

and free returns nationwide (rentals only)

14-day

Money Back Guarantee

Rethinking Governance: The Centrality of the State in Modern Society

ISBN : 9780521712835
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Author(s) :
Publication Date :
Overview Several problems plague contemporary thinking about governance. From the multiple definitions that are often vague and confusing, to the assumption that governance strategies, networks and markets represent attempts by weakening states to maintain control. Rethinking Governance questions this view and seeks to clarify how we understand governance. Arguing that it is best understood as 'the strategies used by governments to help govern', the authors counter the view that governments have been decentred. They show that far from receding, states are in fact enhancing their capacity to govern by developing closer ties with non-government sectors. Identifying five 'modes' of government (governance through hierarchy, persuasion, markets and contracts, community engagement, and network associations), Stephen Bell and Andrew Hindmoor use practical examples to explore the strengths and limitations of each. In so doing, they demonstrate how modern states are using a mixture of governance modes to address specific policy problems. This book demonstrates why the argument that states are being 'hollowed out' is overblown.

$56.84

BackOrder

Leaves warehouse in 10 - 14 business days

List Price : $66.95

Savings : $10.11 (15% off)

or buy now & pay later with