Governance and Colonial Rule

Cover: Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood

Cover: Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood

Sebastian Conrad, Marion Stange – 2011

In recent years, governance has evolved into a key concept in political science. The term is used to refer to processes and structures of regulation and rule that are either not at all, or at least not primarily and exclusively, based on hierarchically organized government action, but instead involve nonhierarchical modes of action by private, semiprivate, and public actors. According to the broad definition of the concept, governance is understood as the “collective regularization of societal matters” (Mayntz 2004, 66), thus comprising all agents contributing through their collective actions to the creation of public goods. These actors can be official...

Titel
Governance and Colonial Rule
Verlag
Columbia University Press
Ort
New York
Schlagwörter
Teilprojekt B3
Datum
2011
Kennung
ISBN 978-0231151214
Erschienen in
Risse, Thomas (ed.): Governance without a State? Policies and Politics in Areas of Limited Statehood, 39-64.
Sprache
eng
Art
Text