Unraveling the Central State, But How?: Types of Multi-Level Governance

Hooghe, Liesbet and Marks, Gary (March 2003) Unraveling the Central State, But How?: Types of Multi-Level Governance. IHS Political Science Series 87

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Abstract: The reallocation of authority upwards, downwards, and sideways from central states has drawn attention from a growing number of scholars in political science. Yet beyond agreement that governance has become (and should be) multi-level, there is no consensus about how it should be organized. This article draws on several literatures to distinguish two types of multi-level governance. One type conceives of dispersion of authority to generalpurpose, non-intersecting, and durable jurisdictions. A second type of governance conceives of task-specific, intersecting, and flexible jurisdictions. We conclude by specifying the virtues of each type of governance.;

Item Type: IHS Series
Keywords: 'Mehrebenen-Regieren' 'Jurisdiktionen für allgemeine Zwecke' 'Aufgaben-spezifische Jurisdiktionen' 'Theorien des Regierens' 'Multi-level governance' 'General-purpose jurisdictions' 'Task-specific jurisdictions' 'Theories of governance'
Status: Published
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2014 10:37
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2017 00:01
URI: http://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/1483

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