Governance networks in public administration and public policy

PrefaceThe Complex Nature of Today's Policy Problems and SolutionsThe Network Turn in Public Administration and Public PolicyOutline of the BookApproaches to Reading This BookThe Public AdministratorThe Policy AnalystThe Policy MakerThe Student of Public Administration and Public PolicyThe Researcher or TheoristOn the WebThe Emergence of Governance Networks: Historical Context, Contemporary Trends, and ConsiderationsNetworks as an Inherent Property of the U.S. GovernmentFederalismNetworks as an Inherent Property of Intersector Relations in the United StatesGovernment-Nonprofit RelationsGovernment- Corporation RelationsContemporary Trends Shaping Innovation in Governance NetworksThe Persistence of Wicked ProblemsThe Move to DevolveThe Move to PrivatizeThe Move to PartnerThe Move to Regulate and NationalizeTypes of Networks Arising out of These TrendsThe Stakes: Withering State or Democratic Anchorage?Descriptive ConsiderationsAdministrative ConsiderationsAccountability ConsiderationsPerformance ConsiderationsDefining the Governance NetworkFundamentals of Social Network AnalysisThe Place of Interorganizational Networks in Public Administration, Policy, and Governance StudiesThe Networked Properties of Governance ProcessesDiscerning the Properties of Governance NetworksThe Conceptual Architecture of the BookSummaryCharacteristics of Actors Participating within Governance NetworksGoal and Role Orientation of Network ActorsSocial SectorGeographic ScaleScale of Social NodesNodes as Organizations and InstitutionsNodes as Groups of Individuals/Communities of PracticeNodes as Individual PeopleSpanning Social ScalesCenter, Periphery, and TrajectoriesVariation in Actor Resources and Stock of Available Resources fo/Provided by ActorsFinancial CapitalPhysical CapitalNatural CapitalHuman CapitalSocial CapitalPolitical CapitalCultural CapitalKnowledge/Intellectual CapitalActor Characteristics: A ReviewCharacteristics of Ties between ActorsSocial Exchange TheoryResources ExchangedFormality and the Coordination of TiesStrength of TiesFlow of Authority across TiesCommand and ControlConcession and CompriseCooperation and CollaborationCompetitionCharacteristics of Ties: A ReviewNetwork-Wide FunctionsNetwork-Wide FunctionsOperating FunctionsCoordinating ActionMobilizing and Exchanging ResourcesDiffusing and Sharing InformationBuilding CapacityLearning and Transferring KnowledgePolicy Stream FunctionsDefining and Framing ProblemsDesigning and Planning PolicyCoordinating PolicyImplementing Policy through RegulationImplementing Policy through Service DeliveryEvaluating PolicyBringing Political AlignmentPolicy Domain FunctionsNetwork Functions: A ReviewNetwork-Wide StructuresPolicy ToolsMacro-Level Network Governance StructureConfigurations of Governance Network StructureIntergovernmental Relations (IGRs)Intragovernmental RelationsInterest Group Coalitions (IGCs)Regulatory Subsystems (RSSs)Grant and Contract Agreements (GCAs)Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)Regional and Geogovernance (GG)Network Structures: A ReviewGovernance Networks as Complex Systems DynamicsPermeability and Openness of Boundaries and BordersSystem BoundariesInput-Output FlowsInputsProcessesOutputsOutcomesFeedbackNegative FeedbackPositive FeedbackThe Medium of Feedback in Governance NetworksPolicy Tools and FeedbackRepresentation and Interest Group Competition as FeedbackActs of Administration as FeedbackAccountability as FeedbackPerformance Measurement as FeedbackNetwork Governance as a Systems ConstructGovernance Networks as Complex Adaptive SystemsHow Are Governance Networks Managed?The Convergence of Public Administration ParadigmsThe Contribution of Classical PA to a Network Administration ParadigmThe Contribution of New Public Management to a Network Administration ParadigmThe Contribution of Collaborative Public Management to a Network Administration ParadigmA Governance Network Administration ParadigmGovernance Network Administration (GNA) StrategiesOversight and MandatingProviding ResourcesNegotiating and BargainingFacilitationParticipatory GovernanceBoundary Spanning and BrokeringSystems ThinkingDecision Architectures, Communities of Practice, and Administrative DiscretionHow Does Governance Network Administration Differ across Social Sectors?Summary Implications for the Role of Managing Mixed-Actor Governance NetworksThe Hybridized Accountability Regimes of Governance NetworksGovernance and AccountabilityModes of Sector GovernanceCorporate GovernanceNonprofit GovernanceGovernance of GovernmentsDemocratic AnchorageAccountability in Terms of Relationships between Network ActorsA Governance Network Accountability FrameworkDemocratic FrameMarket FrameAdministrative FrameOverlapping Accountability FramesImplications of Sector BlurringNonprofit-Government Accountability AlignmentsCorporation-Government Accountability AlignmentsHybridization of Accountability RegimesGovernance Network Performance Management and MeasurementGovernance and PerformanceThe Performance Measurement MovementPerformance Management SystemsChallenging the Performance ParadigmChallenges for Performance Management Systems in Governance NetworksUsing Data to Drive Decisions and ActionsPerformance Management and Network AccountabilityGovernance Networks Analysis: Implications for Practice, Education, and ResearchDeepening Our Situational Awareness of Governance NetworksIntegration of Governance Network Analysis into Formal Education and TrainingCase Study AnalysisHypothesis Generation: Deductive Testing Leading to GeneralizationModeling Complex Governance NetworksUtilizing Action Research and Modeling to Inform Planning Design and PracticeGovernance Networks, 2.0Smart Systems as Ensuring Democratic AnchorageSmart Systems as Governing Dynamic NetworksBibliography
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