Governance As Political Theory [book]

B. Guy Peters
2012 Oxford Handbooks Online  
Political science has had a continuing debate over the need for, and existence of, a paradigm for the discipline. This paper examines the potential utility of governance as an organizing framework for political science, and especially comparative politics. While there are a number of questions about this approach there are also a number of positive contributions that governance can make to political science. In particular, it returns the fundamental question of governing to the center of the
more » ... he center of the discipline that has become dominated by approaches emphasizing individual behavior.
doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199560530.013.0002 fatcat:oqdf4gawxjdahfzsjq4frnsddu