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What Is New About Governance and Why Does It Matter?

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter defends the ‘private patois of political science’, revisiting in separate sections the notions of governance, the core executive, the hollowing out of the core executive, and the ... More


Improving Our Chances of Transition to Sustainability: The Role of Values and the Ethics of Solidarity and Sympathy

Andrew Dobson

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Governments are failing to govern. They are hollowing out both the safety nets of social support and of ethical norms. The market is guided by financial incentive and short-term profit-making, by ... More


Wooden Legs: Goat Island’s Acts of Repair

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The chapter thinks in detail about repair, repetition, and hollowing-out as historical methods, which are discussed in relation to a performance by Goat Island called When will the September roses ... More


The theoretical challenge of devolution and constitutional change

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Rhys Jones

in Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter assesses a range of theoretical developments in the field of state restructuring, concentrating especially on those which have been used to understand economic governance. The chapter ... More


The Evolving Capacity of the State and the Challenge of Governance

Felicity Matthews

in Complexity, Fragmentation, and Uncertainty: Government Capacity in an Evolving State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199585991
eISBN:
9780191756061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585991.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

To anchor the book’s analysis of the governance debate, this chapter commences by providing an overview of the way in which the modern state has been understood in theory and in practice. The chapter ... More


Lateness as ‘Hollowing Out’: Thomas Mann, Ernst Bloch, Wyndham Lewis, D.H. Lawrence

Ben Hutchinson

in Lateness and Modern European Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198767695
eISBN:
9780191821578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767695.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

If Adorno gives theoretical expression to the process of ‘hollowing out’ that characterizes modernism as that which is ‘obsolete in modernity’, Chapter 15 traces manifestations of this process across ... More


Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective

Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo

in Human Capital in History: The American Record

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226163895
eISBN:
9780226163925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226163925.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This paper examines shifts over time in the relative demand for skilled labor in the United States. Although de-skilling in the conventional sense did occur overall in nineteenth century ... More


The Hollowing Out of the State

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Network Governance and the Differentiated Polity: Selected Essays, Volume I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786108
eISBN:
9780191827785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786108.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter asks if the British state is being hollowed out. It identifies four trends that are redrawing the boundaries of the state: privatization; alternative service delivery systems; the impact ... More


Hollowing Out of the Japanese Economy: A Long-term Perspective

Michael J. Ryan and Farid Toubal

in The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In Chapter 2 Ryan and Toubal focus on the so-called lost decade which followed Japan's economic collapse in 1991. They analyse a unique dataset following Japanese firms between 1982 and 2001. Their ... More


Conclusion: Problem-solving Capacity and the Modern State

Martin Lodge and Kai Wegrich

in The Problem-solving Capacity of the Modern State: Governance Challenges and Administrative Capacities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716365
eISBN:
9780191784880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716365.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The state has remained central to our understanding of governance. However, too little attention has been paid to the importance of administrative capacities of the state in the various literatures ... More


Sifting through the ASHE: Job Polarization and Earnings Inequality in the UK, 1975–2015

Annalisa Cristini, Andrea Geraci, and John Muellbauer

in Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an analysis of changing job and pay structures in the UK, constructing for this purpose a novel dataset covering each year from 1975 to 2015 linking different datasets and ... More


Network Governance and the Differentiated Polity: Selected Essays, Volume I

R. A. W. Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786108
eISBN:
9780191827785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786108.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This collection of essays is Volume I in a retrospective of the author’s previous publications. It collects in one place for the first time the main articles written on policy networks and governance ... More


Reflections for activism

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The push for greater private sector involvement in financing and operating infrastructure has sparked resistance from many quarters, including trade unions, environmental and human rights ... More


The New Governance: Governing without Government

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Network Governance and the Differentiated Polity: Selected Essays, Volume I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786108
eISBN:
9780191827785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786108.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter reviews the several definitions of governance: the minimal state; corporate governance; the new public management, ‘good’ governance; a socio-cybernetic system. It then stipulates a ... More


Production Matters

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

in Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

US economic growth since World War II has depended on capturing maximum gains from every stage of innovation, from research through production: innovate here, produce here. However, a hollowing out ... More


The Transference and Its Prototypes

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter works through Freud’s three classic short essays on the clinical transference as a special form of object choice and considers it in relation to the repetition of infantile prototypes, ... More


The Labour Market: Wage Inequality, Occupations, and Mobility

Craig Holmes

in Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with wage dispersion, polarization, and job structures. It looks first how the structure of jobs and the wages they receive has changed across the OECD over recent decades, and ... More


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