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May newsletter for Governance is now available

The May newsletter for Governance is now available here.  The newsletter profiles (among other things) an article by Peter Aucoin on the “new political governance” which has already been discussed in the Toronto Star and Canberra Times.

April newsletter for Governance now posted

The April newsletter for Governance is now posted.  Features open access to commentaries on Belgium’s 600-day period without a new government; access to a talk by Brigid Laffan on the Eurozone crisis; and other material.

March newsletter for Governance is now available

The March 2012 newsletter for Governance is now available.

February newsletter for Governance now posted

Sir John Gieve, formerly of Bank of England, speaks at Governance roundtable

The February newsletter for Governance is now posted.  It features open access to more articles from our current special issue on the effect of the financial crisis on public governance.  This includes an article by John Gieve (left) and Colin Provost of University College London on the role of ideas in triggering the crisis.

January newsletter for Governance now posted

The January e-newsletter for Governance is now available here.  The current issue of Governance (25.1, January 2012) features a set of articles that examine the impact of the financial crisis on public governance, as well as a lead commentary by Charles Kenny, Does Governance Matter?  With this issue, Governance begins its twenty-fifth year.

A new age of uncertainty

“A new age of uncertainty,” coauthored with David Coen of University College London, is now available online.  This is an introduction to a special issue of Governance that has just been published (January 2012).  Excerpt: “After a period typified by delegation and technocratic decisionmaking, we are entering a new phase of governance that is distinguished by the reconcentration of authority, intensified conflict over the ends and means of governmental action, and volatility in policy outputs. The critical point today is not that one paradigm has been replaced by another. Rather, it is that — for the time being — there is no dominant paradigm at all.”

December e-newsletter for Governance is available

The December Governance e-newsletter is now available.  The lead item: In January, Governance celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary.  Open access to the lead commentary in issue 25.1 is now available.  Charles Kenny asks: Does governance matter?

Commentary: The new age of uncertainty

Barcelona protests May 2011

Barcelona protests May 2011

David Coen of UCL and I have written a commentary, The new age of uncertainty, that serves as the introduction for a special issue of Governance on the financial crisis.  The commentary is accessible now, and the complete issue will be published in January.