Knowledge for Governance

by Johannes Glückler, Gary Herrigel, Michael Handke

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Book Description

This open book focuses on theoretical and empirical intersections between governance, knowledge and space from an interdisciplinary perspective. The contributions elucidate how knowledge is a prerequisite as well as a driver of governance efficacy, and conversely, how governance affects the creation and use of knowledge and innovation in geographical context. Scholars from the fields of anthropology, economics, geography, public administration, political science, sociology, and organization studies provide original theoretical discussions along these interdependencies. Moreover, a variety of empirical chapters on governance issues, ranging from regional and national to global scales and covering case studies in Australia, Europe, Latina America, North America and South Africa demonstrate that geography and space are not only important contexts for governance that affect the contingent outcomes of governance blueprints. Governance also creates spaces. It affects the geographical confines as well as the quality of opportunities and constraints that actors enjoy to establish legitimate and sustainable ways of social and environmental co-existence.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Knowledge for Governance ebook for free in PDF format (12.3 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Sociology and Social Sciences
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
465
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030471491
ISBN10
3030471497
ISBN13 Digital
9783030471507
ISBN10 Digital
3030471500
PDF Size
12.3 MB
License
CC BY

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