Governance Through Social Learning
by Gilles Paquet
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press 1999
Number of pages: 280
This book rejects the simplistic views in favour of a more distributed view of governance based on a mix of coercion, quid pro quo market exchange and reciprocity, on a division of labour among the private, public, and civic sectors, and on the co-evolution of these different integration mechanisms. This book is for both practitioners confronted with governance issues and for citizens trying to make sense of the world around them.
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