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Varieties of Governance

Dynamics, Strategies, Capacities

  • Giliberto Capano
  • Michael Howlett
  • M. Ramesh

Part of the Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy book series (PEPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Varieties of Governance as a Concept and Empirical Reality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh
      Pages 3-24
  3. Governance Dynamics

  4. Governance Strategies

  5. The Capacities of Governance Modes: Explaining Variation in Modes of Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Eduardo Araral, Riccardo Pelizzo, Aziz Burkhanov, Yu-wen Chen, Saltanat Janenova, Neil Collins
      Pages 173-193
  6. Conclusion: Moving Forward in Studies of Governance Arrangements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 255-265

About this book


This edited collection examines various facets of governance - the organization and steering of political processes within society - for a better understanding of the complexities of contemporary policy making.


Governance policy instruments governance dynamics governance strategy governance capacity comparative public policy governance change environmental policy Europe European Union (EU) Germany Government Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Giliberto Capano
    • 1
  • Michael Howlett
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Ramesh
    • 3
  1. 1.Scuola Normale SuperioreItaly
  2. 2.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada
  3. 3.National University of SingaporeSingapore

About the editors

Eduardo Araral, National University of Singapore. Aziz Burkhanov, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Yu-Wen Chen, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Neil Collins, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Isabelle Engeli, University of Ottawa, Canada. Eva Heidbreder, Heinrich Heine University in Duesseldorf, Germany. Saltanat Janenova, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Jenny M Lewis, University of Melbourne, Australia. Manuela Moschella, University of Turin, Italy. David Natali, University of Bologna in Forlì, Italy. Riccardo Pelizzo, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Jerey Rayner, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Christine Rothmayr Allison, University of Montreal, Canada. Anthony R. Zito, Newcastle University, UK. Wu Xun, National University of Singapore.

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