Knowledge for Governance

This open access book focuses on theoretical and empirical intersections between governance, knowledge and space from an interdisciplinary perspective. The contributions elucidate how knowledge is a prerequisite as well as a driver of governance efficacy, and conversely, how governance affects the c...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Glückler, Johannes (Editor), Herrigel, Gary (Editor), Handke, Michael (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Knowledge and Space
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. On the Reflexive Relations Between Knowledge, Governance, and Space
  • Part I: How Knowledge Enables Governance
  • Chapter 2. Lessons from Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile) for Governance in Conditions of Environmental Uncertainty
  • Chapter 3. Knowledge of Governance as Knowledge for Governance: Spatialized Techniques of Neutralization
  • Chapter 4. The Atmosphere of Democracy: Knowledge and Political Action
  • Chapter 5. Risk Governance: From Knowledge to Regulatory Action
  • Chapter 6. Knowledge and Governance: Can Systemic Risk in Financial Markets be Managed? The Case of the Euro Crisis
  • Part II: How Knowledge Drives the Effectiveness of Governance
  • Chapter 7. Explaining Subnational Governance: The Role of Governors’ Codified and Uncodified Knowledge
  • Chapter 8. The (De-)Contextualization of Geographical Knowledge in Forest-Fire Risk Management in Chile as a Challenge for Governance
  • Chapter 9. Carbon Markets, Values, and Modes of Governance
  • Chapter 18. Experimentalist Systems in Manufacturing Multinationals: Recursivity and Continuous Learning Through Destabilization
  • Chapterv19. Networks as Facilitators of Innovation in Technology-Based Industries: The Case of Flat Glass
  • Chapter 10. The Fight Against Corruption in Brazil: A Case of Good Governance?
  • Chapter 11. Lateral Network Governance
  • Part III: How Governance Affects Learning and Innovation
  • Chapter 12. Knowledge and the Deliberative Stance in Democratic Systems: Harnessing Scepticism of the Self in Governing Global Environmental Change
  • Chapter 13. Nurturing Adaptive Governance Through Environmental Monitoring: People, Practices, Politics in the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Region, South Africa
  • Chapter 14. Ex Ante Knowledge for Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Introducing the Organizational Network Governance Approach
  • Chapter 15. Collective Learning and Institutional Collective Action in Fragmented Governance
  • Chapter 16. The Remapping of Forest Governance: From Shareholder to Stakeholder
  • Chapter 17. The Governance of Global Innovation Systems: Putting Knowledge in Context