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The Resource The governor's dilemma : indirect governance beyond principals and agents, Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, Philipp Genschel

The governor's dilemma : indirect governance beyond principals and agents, Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, Philipp Genschel

Label
The governor's dilemma : indirect governance beyond principals and agents
Title
The governor's dilemma
Title remainder
indirect governance beyond principals and agents
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, Philipp Genschel
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'The Governor's Dilemma' develops a general theory of indirect governance based on the tradeoff between governor control and intermediary competence; the empirical chapters apply that theory to a diverse range of cases encompassing both international relations and comparative politics. The theoretical framework paper starts from the observation that virtually all governance is indirect, carried out through intermediaries. But governors in indirect governance relationships face a dilemma: competent intermediaries gain power from the competencies they contribute, making them difficult to control, while efforts to control intermediary behavor limit important intermediary competencies, including expertise, credibility, and legitimacy. Thus, governors can obtain either high intermediary competence or strong control, but not both
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
320.404
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
LC call number
JF229
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1967-
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  • Abbott, Kenneth W.
  • Zangl, Bernhard
  • Snidal, Duncan
  • Genschel, Philipp
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
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  • Governors
  • Delegation of powers
  • Separation of powers
Target audience
specialized
Label
The governor's dilemma : indirect governance beyond principals and agents, Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, Philipp Genschel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0002208950
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191889028
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The governor's dilemma : indirect governance beyond principals and agents, Kenneth W. Abbott, Bernhard Zangl, Duncan Snidal, Philipp Genschel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0002208950
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191889028
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote

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